James Beard Award-Winning Food Writer Carolynn Carreño Signing Bowls of Plenty: Recipes for Healthy and Delicious Whole-Grain Meals

Sunday, February 12th at 10:30 a.m.

Timed just right to dovetail with Sunday’s farmer’s market! – We relish the prospect of Carolynn Carreño, the virtuosic food-writer and consummate cook, returning to Chevalier’s, with her melt-in-your-mouth smart-licious new cookbook, Bowls of Plenty: Recipes for Healthy and Delicious Whole-Grain Meals. As hearty grains and “bowls as meals” sweep the foodie nation, Carolynn’s recipes are not only glowingly recommended by top chefs but are written in her absorbing style, with gusto and panache. Start your Sunday on a delicious note when Carolynn will be here to sign this delectable, gorgeously photographed new book. Signing.

bowlsCarolynn Carreño, the James Beard award-winning food writer and co-author of twelve cookbooks, dishes up over 75 inventive recipes. Bowls of Plenty features hearty, one-dish meals that layer flavorful veggies, meats, and dairy on a foundation and variety of whole grain staples. Attracting followers of many diets, most recipes can be made meat, gluten, and/or dairy-free, without sacrificing taste — the possible combinations are endless! Recipes in Bowls of Plenty include Four Grain “Nutella” Porridge, Five Spice Riblets, Chinese Chicken Salad, Sunday Night Detox Bowl, Mixed Berry Crisp, Build Your Own Bowls, and many more. Whole grains aren’t just for health nuts anymore. Gorgeous, layered, satisfying bowls are taking over the food scene, as they are convenient, flexible, family-friendly, and work for busy home cooks and weekend chefs alike. From food blogs to Instagram, the “bowls as meals” concept has become part of our culinary vocabulary. Hearty grains like quinoa, wheat berries, millet, and spelt are replacing flour.With vibrant, mouth-watering photographs and no-fail, easy-to-follow dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, this book will revolutionize whole grain cooking and provide the foodie generation one-dish meals that taste great and offer superior nutrition.

“When Carolynn told me she was working on Bowls of Plenty, I knew it was a great idea, and also that she was the one to write it..those will be grain bowls that I will want to eat for a very long time.” —Nancy Silverton

“Carolynn Carreño is perhaps the most honest and knowledgeable cook I know. She is fearless in her pursuit of authenticity and flavor, and she creates recipes that are filled with her unstoppable quest for deliciousness. She is truly a cook’s cook.”
—Jonathan Waxman


Photo by Adriene Hughes

Carolynn Carreño is a James Beard award-winning food writer. Her work has appeared in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Saveur, and the Los Angeles Times. She has co-authored many acclaimed cookbooks, including Nancy Silverton’s Mozza, Mozza at Home, and Pat LaFrieda’s Meat: Everything There is to Know. Visit @carolynncarreno on Twitter, @carolynncarreno on Instagram.