A gorgeous and unique cookbook from the award-winning Katie Quinn Davies. What Katie Ate is a feast for your eyes as well as your table; a perfect gift for those who love Tessa Kiros' Apples for Jam or Falling Cloudberries, fans of Nigel Slater, Lorraine Pascale or Nigella, or anyone who enjoys cookbooks and good food but wants something new. What Katie Ate started out as an award-winning food blog by renowned food photographer, designer, writer and cook Katie Quinn Davies. Dublin-born Katie's simple and delicious recipes complemented by her truly stunning photography brought hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe to Katie's table, fans who continue to log on regularly to see what Katie will eat next and be inspired by her spellbinding approach to home cooking. This debut cookbook is full of honest, doable recipes, part inspired by Katie's love for throwing a good meal for friends and family and part inspired by the diversity of the good ingredients.
A cookbook like no other, What Katie Ate features over 100 simple, elegant recipes you immediately want to cook, plus ideas on how you can adapt them; stories from Katie's foodie travels and experiences; menu suggestions to tempt and inspire - and all brought to life through her extraordinary images. Beautiful, inspirational and thoroughly delightful, What Katie Ate is a treasure to be given and enjoyed. Recipes Include: Sizzling Prawns Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Tartlets with Balsamic Syrup Creamy Macaroni Bake with Salami and Chilli Beef and Guinness Pie Katie's Fish Pie with Crunchy Bacon and Leek Topping Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Apple Cider Slaw Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Roasted Pecans Mini Raspberry and Chocolate Meringue Kisses Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Salted Butterscotch Sauce and Honey Roasted Almond Brittle
"The foodie/photographer pairing in the blog world is a common one, but no one does it better than Katie Quinn Davies." Goop "When I first saw Katie Quinn Davies' 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
A native of Dublin, Katie Quinn Davies worked as a model and graphic designer before becoming a commercial food and lifestyle photographer shooting for some of the world's leading food publications and advertising agencies. Katie's acclaimed blog, What Katie Ate, has received broad praise and won the 2011 Best Food Photography Award from Saveur.com's Best Food Blog Award. She lives in Sydney, Australia.