The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well (Tastes) (Hardcover)
A beautiful family-centric cookbook for the home chef, from Ayesha Curry.
In The Seasoned Life, Ayesha Curry shares 100 of her favorite recipes and invites readers into the home she has made with her two daughters and her husband Stephen Curry. Ayesha knows firsthand what it is like to be a busy mom and wife, and she knows that for her family, time in the kitchen and around the table is where that balance begins.
This book has something for everybody. The simple, delicious recipes include Cast Iron Biscuits, Smoked Salmon Scramble, Homemade Granola, Mom's Chicken Soup, Stephen's 5 Ingredient Pasta, and plenty of recipes that get the whole family involved -- even the little ones!
About the Author
Ayesha Curry has been featured in Food & Wine, Time, InStyle, Cooking Light, the Wall Street Journal, People, and USA Today and is a frequent guest on the Rachael Ray Show. Curry has appeared on several popular Food Network programs and hosts her own show on the Food Network. Mom to two daughters, Riley and Ryan, and wife to Stephen Curry, she lives in the Bay Area.
One of Eater's Biggest New Cookbooks of 2016
One of Essence's "Fantastic Gifts for the Foodie Friends in Your Life"
"The first time I met Ayesha Curry, I knew I had found a kindred spirit. Ayesha recognizes the true power of food, how a home-cooked meal can bring a family together, and the importance of getting your kids in the kitchen early. Her collection of delicious and accessible recipes reflects who she is as a human--colorful, fresh, and full of flavor!"—Rachael Ray
"Spending an afternoon reading The Seasoned Life is like spending an afternoon with Ayesha at home. It's a relaxed, comfortable book that welcomes you in from the first page, reminding us why we cook: to bring the most important people in our lives together to create memories. Ayesha reassuringly reminds us that cooking doesn't have to be fussy or time-consuming. From her Brown Sugar Bacon with Fennel to her Roasted Potatoes with Lime, her recipes reflect her confidence and creativity in the kitchen. This book is a wonderful addition to any cook's library!"—Amanda Haas, Williams-Sonoma's Culinary Director and author of The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook and Cooking Light Real Family Food
"I've had the pleasure of cooking side by side with Ayesha, and this is a special collection of recipes. I have been impressed with her ability to put flavors together in order to create dishes that are bold, balanced, and flavorful. She cooks from the heart, and has created recipes that people can easily recreate at home for their families. The Seasoned Life is a beautiful collection of dishes that every family will be able to enjoy."—Michael Mina, author of Michael Mina: The Cookbook
"Ayesha Curry...has carved out a path of her own in the lifestyle and culinary world. [S]he has branded herself as the sports world's lifestyle maven, a Gwyneth Paltrow or a Chrissy Teigen of the NBA set. [S]tyles and flavors run the gamut, echoing Curry's own culinary backstory"—Eater
"The social media lightning rod and burgeoning businesswoman shares her tips for feeing your stomach and your soul in her new book."
—Bridgette Bartlett Royall, Essence
"The Seasoned Life... brings together favorite recipes, anecdotes, and a fun glimpse into the Curry family kitchen."—Cooking Light
"A chef on the rise.... we want to be her best friend"—Keziah Weir, Elle
"Relatable and beautiful, aspirational and real"—Ian A. Stewart, San Francisco Magazine
"A fresh and earnest energy.... keeps recipes relatively quick and easy for busy households"—Alison Neumer Lara, Booklist
"What I love about the book is its authenticity and how Ayesha's personality shines through the pages. Family photos and stories revolve around the food. The purpose of the cookbook was to create something beautiful and approachable so anyone could feel confident making a dish."—Omaid Homayun, Forbes
"There's nothing artificially sweet about Ayesha Curry. The author of the new cookbook, The Seasoned Life, simply is who she is: A Toronto-born, Charlotte-raised, church-loving girl who isn't afraid to express her love for her husband and kids - all while having a life of her own, too."—Arianna Davis, Refinery29
"When it comes to the kitchen, Ayesha Curry is the MVP."—Chris Daniels, HELLO Canada
"The best recipes are made with a whole lot of love, and you can tell Ayesha Curry puts her heart into everything she makes."—Try Small Things
"[Her] ambitious projects...could very likely make Curry America's next culinary sweetheart."—Sierra Tishgart, GrubStreet
"Perfect for a young family, peppered with personal touches from her life."—Leah Vanderveldt, MindBodyGreen
"A worthy showcase... proving she's got game in the culinary world"—Chuck Barney, East Bay Times
"[Ayesha Curry] has made a name for herself in the food and cooking world in a relatively short period of time -- and her quick ascension is no fluke.—Philiana Ng, Entertainment Tonight Online