A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories
Hardcover – September 30, 2014
The chef and owner of such popular Seattle restaurants as the Narwhal Oyster Truck and the Boat Street Caf shares seasonal menus for entertaining, combining culinary traditions from the Puget Sound region and France with reminiscences about her youth and restaurant experiences.
One of the country's most acclaimed chefs, 2016 James Beard Award Winner Renee Erickson is a chef and the owner of several Seattle restaurants: The Whale Wins, Boat Street Café, The Walrus and the Carpenter, and Bateau. This luscious cookbook is perfect for anyone who loves the fresh seasonal food of the Pacific Northwest. Defined by the bounty of the Puget Sound region, as well as by French cuisine, this cookbook is filled with seasonal, personal menus like Renee’s Fourth of July Crab Feast, Wild Foods Dinner, and a fall pickling party. Home cooks will cherish Erickson’s simple yet elegant recipes such as Roasted Chicken with Fried Capers and Preserved Lemons, Harissa-Rubbed Roasted Lamb, and Molasses Spice Cake. Renee Erickson's food, casual style, and appreciation of simple beauty is an inspiration to readers and eaters in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
About the Author
RENEE ERICKSON is the chef-owner of Seattle's Boat Street Café and Boat Street Pickles, and co-owns The Walrus and the Carpenter, The Whale Wins, and the Narwhal Oyster Truck.
JESS THOMSON is a Seattle-based freelance writer and cookbook author who has written for Sunset, Cooking Light, Edible Seattle, and Seattle Met magazines.