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ABG Lecture: Sprinkle Flowers on Your Plate
September 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$30 - $35
Sprinkle Flowers on Your Plate- with Kitty Morse
The Alaska Botanical Garden and 49 Writers are teaming up to bring you an amazing lecture on edible flowers. “Sprinkle flowers on your plate!” featuring Kitty Morse, author of 11 cookbooks including her latest, Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion with recipes (Chefspress.com 2015.) In this newly revised and expanded edition, acclaimed writer and cookbook author KittyMorse Kitty divulges secrets about cooking with edible flowers and how to easily and beautifully incorporate them into your dishes. With more than three dozen recipes that are as pleasing to the palate as they are pretty on the plate, Edible Flowers is a delightful little book featuring delicious and imaginative dishes that elevate edible flowers from garnish to center stage.” During her presentation, Kitty will share her knowledge of growing, gathering and cooking with these delectable edibles. A sampling of flowers and treats containing them, recipe handouts, and a signing of Kitty’s latest book, Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion with recipes (www.chefspress.com.) round out the presentation.
Location: BP Energy Center Birch Room, 900 E. Benson, Anchorage
Cost: $30 ABG/49 Writers members
Casablanca-born Kitty Morse‘s career as a food writer, cooking teacher and speaker spans close to 30 years. She has authored eleven cookbooks, five on Moroccan cuisine. Her latest title is Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion (www.chefspress.com.) Kitty has hosted her own television series, and has appeared on the Food Network, CNN, the Discovery Channel, as well as on Moroccan television. From 1983 to 2007, she organized and led an annual gastronomic tour to Morocco that included cooking demonstrations at Dar Zitoun, her family home south of Casablanca, and the subject of her memoir with recipes Mint Tea and Minarets: a banquet of Moroccan Memories (La Caravane Publishing, 2013.) The book was selected as Best Book Arab Cuisine by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Kitty resides in Vista, CA, an agricultural wonderland reputed to have the best climate in the US. www.kittymorse.com.
Call 907-770-3692 with questions or to purchase tickets.