Cook up something magical in your very own kitchen with 101 recipes inspired by Harry Potter, Tolkien, Arabian Nights, fairy tales, and more! For lovers of legends, literary enchantment, and (of course) food, Once Upon a Kitchen celebrates all things magical. Author and top chef Leslie Bilderback has created 101 recipes inspired by classic books, history, movies and TV shows. She draws from sources as rich and varied as Shakespeare’s plays, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Grimm’s fairy tales, Washington Irving, Lord of the Rings, the Star Wars saga, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the Potterverse. Enjoy Scheherazade’s Arabic Coffee and Cardamom Cookies; a Coconut Shrimp Green Curry “Witches Brew” in honor of Macbeth; Gandalf’s Cold Chicken and Pickles; Jedi Ration Bars; Rapunzel’s Rampion Salad; Mary Poppins’s We Are Not a Codfish and Chips; and Mulan’s Dragon Fruit Pops.
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Leslie Bilderback is a classically trained chef, Certified Master Baker (CMB), culinary instructor, food writer, and culinary historian. She received her classical culinary training at the California Culinary Academy, and worked in several well-regarded restaurants, including Postrio in San Francisco, and most recently the Michelin starred N/Naka in Los Angeles. She was executive chef for Le Cordon Bleu America, taught in the LA Unified School District's Nutrition Network program, and taught culinary arts for the U.S. Navy. She won Food Network's Sweet Genius (season 3, episode 9, "Dream-Catching Genius"). She's written many cookbooks and writes a monthly food column in Arroyo Magazine.