Eat Cook L.A. – Giveaway

Title:  EAT COOK L.A.: Recipes from the City of Angels

Author:  Aleksandra Crapanzano

About the author:  Aleksandra is a screenwriter and food writer. A  recipient of The M.F.K. Fisher Award for Distinguished Writing from The James Beard Foundation,  she has been widely published in various media. Her first book The London Cookbook is a delicious journey via 100 recipes from top restaurants to hole-in-the-wall eateries.

Our takes you inside this title and features the following

What’s to love:

  • Gorgeous photographs and recipes from some of Los Angeles’ best chefs retrofitted for the home cook and their kitchen.
  • It’s a destination cookbook. I am a huge fan of books that highlight the food of a certain region, This title, just as the author’s first title, is a perfect example of food escapism via your own kitchen. 
  • Not only a cookbook but a guide to the hot spots of Los Angeles including Sqirl, Republique, and Pizzeria Mozza. For those of us who don’t travel as much as we long to, this book is a balm to our wanderlust. 

The publisher is offering two copies of this book to EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. For more information on this rocess, please see our step-by-step help post and this forum post. Once you log in and enter your member name you will be directed to the next entry option – the blog comment. After that, there are additional options that you can complete for more entries.

Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on August 21st, 2019.

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  • vickster  on  June 20, 2019

    Egg slut

  • Mtetpon  on  June 20, 2019

    anything egg related

  • kmn4  on  June 20, 2019

    Cucumber salad with rose labneh and za’atar [Sara Kramer / Sarah Hymanson]

  • hbakke  on  June 20, 2019

    Charred cucumber gazpacho

  • infotrop  on  June 20, 2019

    Vietnamese coffee pudding

  • mduncan  on  June 20, 2019

    Sweet potatoes, tahini, greens, and harissa vinaigrette

  • Amandaspamanda  on  June 20, 2019

    I would definitely have to try the Kale Mary, I've never heard anything like it!

  • riley  on  June 20, 2019

    Thai basil margarita

  • linded  on  June 20, 2019

    I’d make the Breakfast Burritos with Homemade Chorizo because the ingredients for the chorizo sound delicious!

  • stepspior  on  June 20, 2019

    Caramelized cipollini onion tarte Tatin [Nancy Silverton]

  • sarahawker  on  June 20, 2019

    Spoonbread, sweet potato, porcini, and Madeira

  • lauriesk  on  June 20, 2019

    Avocado hummus with fresh za’atar salad

  • Dannausc  on  June 20, 2019

    Egg slut

  • mcrimmins  on  June 20, 2019

    Spiced Apple Sorbet

  • sipa  on  June 21, 2019

    I love cardamon my husband hates it so the orange cardamon shortbread will be on my to bake list. Just for me!

  • matag  on  June 21, 2019

    Balsamic barbecued baby backs

  • Blackeyedsusans  on  June 21, 2019

    Highland iced coffee

  • demomcook  on  June 21, 2019

    Brown butter jam blondies

  • demomcook  on  June 21, 2019

    Brown butter jam blondies

  • LeMinou  on  June 21, 2019

    Carmelized onion tart

  • JenjiRM  on  June 21, 2019

    Le Puy lentils with salsa verde [Ori Menashe]

  • mpdeb98  on  June 21, 2019

    Honey raisin oatcakes

  • Laura1  on  June 22, 2019

    orange cardamom shortbread

  • LaurenE  on  June 22, 2019

    Brown butter jam blondies

  • lselke  on  June 22, 2019

    It's a tie between the harissa chicken with stewed chickpeas and tzatziki, and the blistered green beans and Sichuan pork belly.

  • tcjanes  on  June 22, 2019

    Cardamom ghee.

  • kalex426  on  June 23, 2019

    Turkey bahn mi

  • elsid22  on  June 23, 2019

    Coffee pudding!!

  • MarciK  on  June 24, 2019

    Cranberry thyme sorbet

  • southerncooker  on  June 24, 2019

    Sweet potatoes, tahini, greens, and harissa vinaigrette

  • jenmatt  on  June 25, 2019

    Caramelized cipollini onion tarte Tatin

  • Shelley.b  on  June 26, 2019

    Vietnamese coffee pudding

  • artthecat  on  June 26, 2019

    Turmeric grilled sea bass

  • ella1912  on  June 27, 2019

    Thai basil margarita

  • BMeyer  on  June 27, 2019

    orange cardamon bread

  • RickPearson54  on  June 27, 2019

    turkey banh mi

  • nevertoomuchflavor  on  June 27, 2019

    tomato soup

  • edyenicole  on  June 29, 2019

    tomato soup!

  • yvonneday  on  June 29, 2019

    Ricotta and chèvre fritters with saffron honey or breakfast burritos

  • banba1  on  June 29, 2019

    Spicy lamb breast

  • RSW  on  June 30, 2019

    Honey raisin oatcakes

  • EmilyR  on  June 30, 2019

    Cornmeal pancakes with turmeric yuzu butter

  • dtremit  on  June 30, 2019

    Crispy branzino with bird’s eye chile vinaigrette sounds great for summer.

  • thecharlah  on  June 30, 2019

    Salmon in bacon miso broth

  • Sfz74  on  June 30, 2019

    Orange cardamon shortbread

  • debbiehb  on  July 1, 2019

    The thirsty cat Bloody Mary

  • lean1  on  July 1, 2019

    tomato salad with crispy potatoes and whipped feta

  • ksambogna  on  July 3, 2019

    Kale Mary

  • tennyogirl  on  July 4, 2019

    Charred cucumber gazpacho

  • Sfgordon  on  July 5, 2019

    So hard to pick just one! I'd start with Seared Japanese sweet potatoes with salsa verde – a dish I've had many times at Botanica.

  • swayingoak  on  July 5, 2019

    Bloody Mary

  • cellenly  on  July 7, 2019

    Frozen strawberry coconut ice cream

  • Ledlund  on  July 8, 2019

    Pan-seared halibut with fresh corn grits and Calabrian chile sauce

  • t.t  on  July 13, 2019

    Breakfast pizza

  • t.t  on  July 13, 2019

    Rolled noodle salad (Yam kuay chap)

  • Aminata95  on  July 14, 2019

    Vietnamese coffee pudding

  • popoff  on  July 16, 2019

    Green tea basil smash!

  • lgroom  on  July 17, 2019

    Vietnamese coffee pudding

  • jezpurr  on  July 18, 2019

    I'd make Chicken salad with Indian spices [Nancy Silverton] and eventually one of the many intriguing drinks!!!^_^

  • BatshevaR  on  July 19, 2019

    wanna try the spicy lamb breast!

  • AnnaZed  on  July 21, 2019

    Brown rice porridge with pistachios, apricot jam, and green cardamom

  • circ2000  on  July 25, 2019

    Breakfast Burritos with Homemade Chorizo

  • VeryVigario  on  July 27, 2019

    Caramelized cipollini onion tarte Tatin

  • hungryinhouston  on  July 27, 2019

    The Thirsty Cat Bloody Mary

  • sequoia55  on  July 27, 2019

    Balsamic barbecued baby backs

  • Siegal  on  July 28, 2019

    Breakfast pizza

  • spvla  on  July 28, 2019

    Breakfast pizza from Jon & Vinny's!

  • Teruska  on  July 28, 2019

    Turmeric grilled sea bass or breakfast burritos

  • gypsychai  on  July 31, 2019

    Honey Raisin Oatcake

  • rivergait  on  August 1, 2019

    Well, that didn't take long. I'd make the first thing on the index, cornmeal pancakes with date butter.

  • kitchenclimbers  on  August 9, 2019

    Thai basil margarita

  • orchidlady01  on  August 16, 2019

    Tomato salad with crispy potatoes and whipped feta

  • starzine  on  August 20, 2019

    Ricotta and chèvre fritters with saffron honey.

  • Eramirez156  on  August 20, 2019

    Breakfast burrito with homemade chorizo , because I'd like try my hand at making my own chorizo.

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