Around The Kitchen Table - Sophie Hansen + Annie Herron
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Best-selling Sophie Hansen and her artist and art teacher mum Annie Herron have teamed up - here are recipes to cook, preserves to make, things to sketch, crafts for the not-crafty - and more.
'Whether you're a cook, a painter or a crafter, you'll find something here to keep you leafing through the pages.' Alice Zaslavsky, author of In Praise of Veg
Around The Kitchen Table is an invitation to pause our busy lives - even for half an hour - and cook, create or make something good every day. Written by food writer Sophie Hansen and her mum, art teacher Annie Herron, it celebrates the joy and sense of satisfaction that comes with preparing a simple meal to share, pencilling a sketch or making a jar of jam to give as a gift. Organised into seasons, each chapter is packed with inspiration and encouragement, including bright spring lunches and easy preserves, how to start and finish a watercolour painting at the beach (or anywhere!), generous picnics for summer days, the joy of Christmas baking and craft, cosy suppers, autumn sketching adventures and slow cooking and drawing games for cold winter afternoons.
'The kitchen table is the beating heart of any home and Sophie Hansen brings us into hers with her new book Around the Kitchen Table.
About the Author
Sophie Hansen lives with her family on a farm just outside Orange in country New South Wales. She is a freelance food and features writer, and teaches social media and content marketing to producers and small businesses via workshops and small group tutorials. Her previous books are A Basket by the Door and In Good Company.
Sophie's mum, Annie Herron, is an exhibiting artist and sculptor and an art teacher who has taught all ages, young and old. She has been a guide at the Art Gallery of New South Wales for over 20 years. Annie runs art classes at her family farm at Rydal on the western edge of the Great Divide.