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Farm, Fire & Feast: Recipes from the Inn at Bay Fortune (Hardcover)
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Chef Michael Smith shares the culinary master he has created at the Inn at Bay Fortune in this stunning collection of recipes inspired by the ingredients of Prince Edward Island, his passion for farming, and cooking with fire.
Famous for its miles of beaches, lighthouses, farmland, and sea-food, Prince Edward Island is a destination for travelers and food lovers alike. Nestled on forty-six acres of land overlooking the picturesque Fortune River near the eastern tip of Prince Edward Island, the Inn at Bay Fortune is a leading five-star country inn with the award-winning restaurant FireWorks offering a unique live-fire culinary experience with unforgettable meals enjoyed family-style at long feast tables.
The Inn at Bay Fortune is first an organic farm, encompassing eight fertile acres, multiple herb gardens, various permanent farm beds, five greenhouses, and a small orchard. As a restaurant with its own farm, award-winning chef Michael Smith brings his culinary knowledge and passion for flavour to the restaurant and this stunning collection of recipes inspired by the ingredients of the Island and cooking with multiple fires daily to pull off the FireWorks Feast.
Featuring gorgeous food and location photography, Farm, Fire & Feast is an impressive cookbook. Smith’s collection of unique recipes includes Iron-Seared Island Scallops, Oven-Baked Salt-Crusted Halibut, Beach Lobster, Wood-Grilled Butcher’s Steak, Smokehouse Pork Belly, Wood-Roasted Spatchcock Chicken and Vegetables, Fire Garden Tacos, Sunchoke Fries, Potato Bacon Cheddar Tart, Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake, and Wild Blue-berry Maple Grunt. Packed with recipes to cook over fire, wherever possible, alternative cooking methods are provided so a recipe can be pulled off in an indoor kitchen—and all are well within the reach of the home cook.
About the Author
Celebrity Chef MICHAEL SMITH and his wife, Chastity, are the proprietors of The Inn at Bay Fortune and the award-winning restaurant FireWorks, Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island. Michael is the bestselling author of nine cookbooks, including Real Food, Good Food, Family Meals, Back to Basics, Fast Flavours, Chef Michael Smith's Kitchen, and The Best of Chef at Home. He has hosted several TV shows on Food Network Canada and has appeared as a judge on Chopped Canada. Michael lives on Prince Edward Island with his wife, and their children, Gabe, Ariella, and Camille.
Praise for Farm, Fire, & Feast:
“Chef Smith never disappoints and this glorious read about his beloved inn, delivers on all counts. . . . We can always plan a visit to the Inn at Bay Fortune soon, but until then, immerse yourself in this extraordinary collection of recipes.”
“Farm, Fire & Feast is stuffed cover-to-cover with dinner-friendly recipes that mimic that dining experience. . . . Get this for the cook in your life with a thing for fire.”