In this ingenious and delectable cookbook, accomplished and innovative chef Kille Enna shows readers how to use simple aromatic blends of herbs, spices, fruits, and vegetables to create unforgettable meals. With nine cook and lifestyle books to her name, Kille Enna has become an icon of simple organic elegance. In this cookbook she distills the lessons she’s learned from a life devoted to spices and herbs into timeless recipes that anyone can make. Enna’s message is straightforward: the tastiest most flavor-packed meals include fresh, high-quality ingredients, prepared simply by adding aromatic blends. Here she offers fifty recipes, each featuring a key ingredient combined with an aromatic blend of spices, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Inspired by the harvest from her own organic garden in southern Sweden, this book’s recipes range from the crisp, cool offerings of winter to the sultry, sensuous heat of summer. Using ingredients that are in season and widely available, Enna shows how combinations of spices and herbs can transform everyday foods into refined meals. In between recipes, Enna offers in-depth tips on everything from cast iron skillets to edible flowers. Bathed in the colorful radiance of Enna’s own photography and infused with her lifelong passion for nature and simple living, this is a cookbook that will appeal to the senses and that will remain an essential reference in kitchens everywhere.
“Another cookbook that is much more than the sum of its parts: Enna’s approach in this colorfully minimalist guide starts with aromatic blends—damask rose and heather flowers, green cardamom and lavender—and pairs them with key ingredients to transmit the “taste of a scent” into her recipes. It’s a cookbook as a perfumer would write it.” –VOGUE
“This is the food I want to eat everyday.” -Chad Roberston, Tartine Bakery, San Francisco
“My Aromatic Kitchen changed my opinion about taste, food, kitchens and last but not least cookbooks.” -Nina Funk
“There’s something heavenly about the scent of fresh herbs and spices. In My Aromatic Kitchen, Danish-trained chef and cookbook author Kille Enna channels her passion for aromatics into recipes inspired by the harvest from her organic garden at her home in southern Sweden. She combines herbs and spices, fruits and vegetables, to create dishes that sing.” -American Express Essentials
“I’d recommend this book for anybody who loves experimenting with herbs and spices, or for anybody with a garden who is looking to make the most of their seasonal fruit and vegetables.” –Food Book Feast