ITALY DISH BY DISH - a comprehensive guide to eating in Italy. More than 3,000 menu items, region by region. Susan Simon is the translator.
Winner of the 2010 James Beard award for Best Single Subject, Susan Simon is the book’s writer .
SHOPPING IN MARRAKECH
Let Susan Simon guide you through the winding alleys, hidden courtyards, and bustling souks of Marrakech to discover its dazzling treasures: luxurious caftans, bejeweled shoes and slippers, ethnic jewelry …..The guide is divided into seven walks carefully plotted on maps, accompanied by precise directions.
CONTORNI: AUTHENTIC ITALIAN SIDE DISHES FOR ALL SEASONS
(Chronicle Books, summer 2003) Discover contorni—the delicious side dishes of Italy—in this wonderful cookbook of over 60 recipes. Made with the freshest vegetables, these little dishes follow the seasons to take advantage of each ingredient at its most flavorful. From spring vegetable tarts—Crostate di Verdure Primaverili—to a colorful blend of winter carrots and celery root—Carote e Sedano-Rapa alla Nonna Silvera—each recipe uses ingredients that can be easily found at the local grocery.
Photographs illustrate beautiful Italian countryside, street markets, and perfectly ripe vegetables, and showcase the mouthwatering recipes. With Contorni, side dishes are no longer an afterthought, they are the perfect accompaniment.
Illustrated with photographs by Manfredi Bellati and Quentin Bacon.
INSALATE: AUTHENTIC ITALIAN SALADS FOR ALL SEASONS
(Chronicle Books, spring 2001) This book is devoted to salads, Italian-style. Using only fresh, seasonal, ingredients, simple salads are created to open or close a meal. The first salads as we know them today, were probably eaten in Italy when Greek colonists ate mixed fresh herbs.
This pretty book is illustrated with photographs of the Italian countryside, markets, and gardens, by Manfredi Bellati.
THE NANTUCKET HOLIDAY TABLE
(Chronicle Books, fall 2000) is the cold weather sequel to THE NANTUCKET TABLE . There are recipes that are perfect for Island (or anywhere) celebrations of Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Day, and a special Twelfth Night dessert. There’s even a chapter devoted to food as gifts. Once again, sidebars enhance the book with anecdotal information about Nantucket’s history, myths, and flora and fauna.Illustrated with lush photographs by Island photographer, Jeffrey Allen.
THE NANTUCKET TABLE
(Chronicle Books, spring 1998) is an ode to summertime when the living is easy. So are the recipes. Tidbits of the Island’s rich history and unique sense of place are reflected upon in sidebars throughout THE NANTUCKET TABLE.
Here’s what William Grimes said about the book in his May 31, 1998 New York Times Book Review:
”…fits squarely in the summertime genre…she has put together an appealing collection of easy-to-make dishes .”
Illustrated with photographs by Tom Eckerle.
(Clarkson N. Potter, 1991) Written and illustrated by Susan Simon – “Visual Vegetables appeals to all the senses simultaneously – I find this sweet and evocative cookbook/guide/memoir very satisfying”. Milton Glaser
Jacques Pepin said, about the book, “ Visual Vegetables is a fanciful, fun book with beautiful illustrations that complement the recipes and reveal the extraordinary talents of Susan Simon as cook, storyteller and artist.”