Not only are the recipes fresh, exciting and delicious, but the beautiful photography makes each dish, each meal, look like an inviting, sensual delight. The menus from her cooking series are there so you can plan an entire meal from appetizer to dessert. Interspersed throughout is Ms. Langbein’s commentary, showing her devotion to wholesome, fresh food, simple living, and her appreciation of and for the people who produce that food and the beautiful New Zealand landscape that surrounds her.
I can’t wait to try some of the recipes. And I have decided that we MUST grow squash in our garden this year, or at least zucchini, just so we can try her chevre-stuffed zucchini flowers. Watch out, evil squash vine borers- we will fight once more
If your local public television channel carries the show, you might want to check it out. It’s shown in my area on APTV Create, but the schedule seems to vary quite a bit and I’ve missed a few shows. You can check for your area on her website which has a link to the US stations that carry her show.
The cookbooks are available from Amazon; This is the one I have: The Free Range Cook: Simple Pleasures.