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For fans of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels and the Starz original series, this official companion cookbook from the founder of OutlanderKitchen makes a perfect holiday gift!

"If you thought Scottish cuisine was all porridge and haggis washed down with a good swally of whiskey, Outlander Kitchen's here to prove you wrong." - Entertainment Weekly

Claire Beauchamp Randall's incredible journey from postwar Britain to eighteenth-century Scotland and France is a feast for all five senses, and taste is no exception. From Claire's first lonely bowl of porridge at Castle Leoch to the decadent roast beef served after her hasty wedding to Highland warrior Jamie Fraser, from gypsy stew and jam tarts to fried chicken and buttermilk drop biscuits, there are enough mouth-watering meals along the way to whet the appetite of even the most demanding palate.

Now professional chef and founder of OutlanderKitchen.com Theresa Carle-Sanders offers up this extraordinary cuisine for your table. Featuring more than one hundred recipes, Outlander Kitchen retells Claire and Jamie's incredible story through the flavors of the Scottish Highlands, the French Revolution, and beyond. Yet amateur chefs need not fear: These doable, delectable recipes have been updated for today's modern kitchens. Here are just a few of the dishes that will keep the world of Outlander on your mind morning, noon, and nicht:

* Breakfast: Yeasted Buckwheat Pancakes; A Coddled Egg for Duncan; Bacon, Asparagus, and Wild Mushroom Omelette
* Appetizers: Cheese Savories; Rolls with Pigeons and Truffles; Beer-Battered Corn Fritters
* Soups & Stocks: Cock-a-Leekie Soup; Murphy's Beef Broth; Drunken Mock-Turtle Soup
* Mains: Peppery Oyster Stew; Slow-Cooked Chicken Fricassee; Conspirators' Cassoulet
* Sides: Auld Ian's Buttered Leeks; Matchstick Cold-Oil Fries; Honey-Roasted Butternut Squash
* Bread & Baking: Pumpkin Seed and Herb Oatcakes; Fiona's Cinnamon Scones; Jocasta's Auld Country Bannocks
* Sweets & Desserts: Black Jack Randall's Dark Chocolate Lavender Fudge; Warm Almond Pastry with Father Anselm; Banoffee Trifle at River Run

With full-color photographs and plenty of extras - including cocktails, condiments, and preserves - Outlander Kitchen is an entertainment experience to savor, a wide-ranging culinary crash course, and a time machine all rolled into one. Forget bon appétit. As the Scots say, ith do leòr!



About the Author

Theresa Carle-Sanders

I cooked and baked alongside my mom and grandmas from the time I could stand on a stool and reach the counter. I made breakfast (eggs - scrambled, poached or coddled - bacon, toast and OJ) with my dad every Sunday for the best part of my youth.

In 2003, after years of discontentment with city living, my husband Howard and I moved to a small island off the coast of British Columbia. A few years after that, I followed a lifelong dream and finally enrolled in culinary school, where I finished at the top of my class.

In between working in restaurants, catering, and selling baking at our island's farmers' market, I discovered a love of writing that seemed to blend well with my passion for food. I began my first food blog, IslandVittles.com, in 2009, and followed that up with a second, OutlanderKitchen.com, in 2011.

These days, if I'm not in the kitchen or at my computer, I'm most likely walking in the woods or on the beach with my constant companion, our dog Koda.



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