When Dolores and Jack Cakebread bought their ranch in 1972, they didn’t know a thing about growing grapes or making wine. Today, Cakebread Cellars is one of Napa Valley’s premier wineries, and its exceptional wines are enjoyed in fine restaurants the world over. In The Cakebread Cellars Napa Valley Cookbook,>
Dolores and Jack present more than 120 recipes perfected in the Cakebread kitchen over the past 30 years. Using produce plucked from Dolores’s garden and featuring fresh ingredients from Napa’s artisan food purveyors, the Cakebreads share such seasonal masterpieces as Sea Scallops with Sweet Corn, Roasted Peppers, and Shiitake Mushrooms, and Roast Pork Loin with Apple Brandy and Whole-Grain Mustard Sauce. Best of all, each recipe is paired with a Cakebread wine, making it possible to re-create the idyllic Napa Valley lifestyle at home.
More than 120 recipes and wine pairings from one of Napa Valley’s venerable wine families.
Includes recipes created by renowned chefs such as Narsai David and Alan Wong during the Cakebread’s annual culinary program, the American Harvest Workshop.
With 18 full-color food shots, archival photographs of the winery’s early days, and location photography spotlighting the picturesque Napa Valley.
Published to coincide with Cakebread Cellars’ 30th anniversary in 2003.