The Gourmet Kitchen: Recipes from the Creator of Savory Simple

Jennifer Farley (Author)


"These are approachable, produce-heavy, modifiable, impressive, and healthy recipes for the home gourmet."
--Booklist, Starred Review

Acclaimed food blogger Jennifer Farley, creator of the Savory Simple food blog and website, showcases a tempting collection of unique and bold-flavored recipes that take home-cooked meals to a gourmet level.

In 2009, longtime home cook Jennifer Farley decided to take a leap of faith, change career paths, and attend culinary school. Since then, she has employed her professional training to build a flourishing online food empire, creating original enticing recipes, bringing together vibrant flavors, quality ingredients, and classic culinary techniques. Drawing inspiration from a variety of cultures and cooking styles from around the world, The Gourmet Kitchen offers more than 100 sophisticated recipes and her dazzling, bold photography. From quick and healthy weeknight dinners, to zesty appetizers, to the perfect cinnamon buns for a Sunday brunch, Jennifer provides classic recipes with inventive twists, as well as essential know-how for beginner chefs and the most seasoned cooks alike.

Product Details

Gallery Books
Publish Date
October 25, 2016
7.2 X 0.9 X 9.0 inches | 1.9 pounds
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About the Author

Jennifer Farley is an award-winning illustrator and designer from Ireland. Specialising in children's books, she has illustrated both fiction and non-fiction picture books. In 2019 Shooting for the Stars, written by Dr. Norah Patten and illustrated and designed by Jennifer won the Senior Children's Book Of The Year at the Irish Book Of The Year Awards. Jennifer has also written her own picture book - Island of Adventures which is all about the amazing things you can do and see in Ireland.


"This delightful and gorgeous book is guaranteed to make you WANT to cook. The inviting recipes are not only photographed beautifully but written in a very appealing manner. I wanted to point out some of my favorite dishes but could not choose just a few! Trust me: start with the dessert section."--Monica Bhide, author Modern Spice and A Life of Spice
"What's striking to me about this book is how much thought Jennifer put into each and every recipe. The collection is beautiful, elegant, and has enticing flavor profiles that will have you running to the kitchen."--Joanne Ozug, creator of the food blog Fifteen Spatulas
"In The Gourmet Kitchen, popular blogger and trained cook Jennifer Farley offers appealing recipes that are creative but unfussy, colorful yet restrained. With a bowl of her Andouille Corn Chowder and a slice of her Spinach, Artichoke, and Caramelized Leek Tart, you'll be glad she discovered food as her passion and life's work."--Cheryl Sternman Rule, author of Yogurt Culture and Ripe
"In The Gourmet Kitchen, Jennifer Farley presents delicious recipes that exude warmth, generosity and the brightest, most contemporary flavors. Jennifer's gorgeous photography highlights lovely little snacks, main dishes and full on dessert creations to guide both new cooks and experienced culinary wizards to sensational eating. This is a book for every kitchen."

--Cathy Barrow, writer and author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry
"Organized by course, the 100-plus recipes offer a pleasing mix of classic comforts, such as soups and scones, and modern favorites, such as rice bowls and avocado toast... Like Stephanie Le's Easy Gourmet and Deb Perelman's The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, this is a blogger cookbook you'll want to use right away."--Library Journal, Starred Review