Plate by Plate: California Recipes from the Gold Rush through “California Cuisine”

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Annual Keepsake Series

Randall Tarpey-Schwed, Editor, 2014

This delightful publication was edited by Randall Tarpey-Schwed and includes contributions from an impressive group of culinary historians, collectors, and food writers on a dozen themes: the Gold Rush, the Mexican Influence, Chinese Immigration, Agricultural Abundance, Love of the Exotic, the Cult of the Celebrity Chef, Health Food and Fad Diets, Hollywood, California’s Response to War, Suburban Sprawl and the Culture of the Barbecue Grill, the Spiritual Meaning of Food, and the Creation of “California Cuisine.”

Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch, with the assistance of Jonathan Gerken and Dina Pollack, each recipe features an exquisite illustration by Christopher Carroll.

8 x 10″. Thirteen folded pages.

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