What Katie Ate on the Weekend (Hardcover)
The James Beard Award winner returns with a dazzlingly photographed collection of her favorite recipes for relaxed entertaining (American edition).
Every month, Katie Quinn Davies’s award-winning blog, What Katie Ate, receives hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the globe, and her world-class photographs are adored by many of the most prominent names in food.
Davies’s acclaimed debut cookbook, What Katie Ate, won the 2013 James Beard Award for photography. In this superb follow-up, What Katie Ate on the Weekend, Davies focuses on her favorite simple dishes for weekend entertaining. More than a hundred delicious new recipes for flavor-packed pizzas and pastas, tapas, cocktails, and decadent desserts are included here, along with stories from Davies’s own dinner parties and Sunday brunches. Readers will learn how to minimize their time spent in the kitchen and maximize the enjoyment of delicious meals shared with friends and family.
Beautifully photographed in Davies’s signature rustic style—and peppered with anecdotes and images from her travels in far-flung locales such as Italy and Ireland—What Katie Ate on the Weekend will bewitch food lovers and armchair travelers alike.
About the Author
A native of Dublin, Katie Quinn Davies now lives in Sydney, Australia, where she works as a commercial food and lifestyle photographer shooting for some of the leading Australian and U.S. food publications and advertising agencies.
Praise for What Katie Ate
“When I first saw Katie Quinn Davies’s work, I nearly fell off my chair because I had never seen photos so staggeringly gorgeous, delightfully gritty, and full of things you want to immediately cook. She’s a constant source of inspiration. This book belongs in your kitchen with you.”
—Deb Perelman, author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
“Beautifully designed and photographed.”—Michael Ruhlman
“The foodie/photographer pairing in the blog world is a common one, but no one does it better than Katie Quinn Davies.”—Goop
“Naturally lit images of food that seem tactile, real, and honest.”—Martha Stewart Living
“It’s simply to die for.”—Babble.com
“Mini beef-and-bacon Aussie meat pies, with a shortbread crust, rescue a maligned working-class foodstuff from the larder of cliché; easy chocolate cake is indeed easy (even for a non-baker like me), and moist, and very tasty.”—Coleman Andrew ~ The Wall Street Journal
"Katie's recipes ooze comfort and style. Just like in her popular blog, I lose myself in travel stories, her vintage sensibility, and beautifully styled food -- always coming back for more. And I believe you will too. Gorgeous all around." —Aran Goyoaga, author of Small Plates and Sweet Treats. My Family's Journey to Gluten-Free Cooking