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Tanya Holland's California Soul by Tanya Holland
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Oct 25, 2022 | ISBN 9781984860729

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California Soul is a book that will live on my kitchen counter with drips of California olive oil and splats of buttermilk on every page.”—Bobby Flay

“The new California Cuisine is California Soul. Tanya Holland’s cookbook spotlights seasonal recipes featuring California’s finest ingredients, along with a guide to Black-owned food businesses operated by entrepreneurs who are bringing innovation to agriculture on the West Coast.”—Questlove

“If there is a person who defines California Soul it is Chef Tanya Holland. . . . 
she lives and breathes the lexicon of African American cuisine into her craft and graciously into this work of art.”—Kwame Onwuachi, James Beard award–winning chef and author

“In California Soul, Tanya masterfully weaves the history (and lore) of Black American farmers, businesses, and culinary legends in California to her personal love and ties to this culturally rich region.”—Carla Hall, chef, author, Food Network host

“The mix of personality, regional flavors, and history make for a winning combination.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“With California Soul, Chef Tanya Holland sets a lavish table in order to teach y’all California’s food story through a Black lens. You’ll learn about her personal journey, the contributions of African American culinary professionals past and present, and the Golden State’s connection to the African diaspora. Oh, yes, you’ll also learn how to make delicious food representing California’s bounty. You’ll be glad that you pulled a chair up to Chef Holland’s table!”—Adrian Miller, James Beard Award–winning author

“Tanya’s California-style cooking combined with the unique and delicious flavors brought to the West by African Americans make for unforgettable recipes. This book preserves the legacy of California soul food.”—Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse restaurant and The Edible Schoolyard Project

“What a treat to have Tanya’s recipes for delectable and soulful California-inspired dishes.”—Phil Rosenthal, host of Somebody Feed Phil

“A feast for the eye, the spirit, the mind, and the belly.”—Natalie Baszile, author of Queen Sugar and We Are Each Other’s Harvest

“What a gift to have Tanya Holland bring us California Soul! Food is the story of movement, and this is a beautiful and timely contribution to the story of Black food culture in California.”—Stephen Satterfield, founder and editor of Whetstone and host of High on The Hog

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