Henri Lorenzi's Book
Press Release: New York, NY (February 1, 2012) –
Knowledgeable, riveting, and unique are three words to describe chef Henri Lorenzi’s new book, The Golden Touch Olive Oil a Life in Recipes and Prose. According to Lorenzi, olive oil is not just something we use every day but something that can improve our every day lives.
A foodie, world traveler and raconteur, Lorenzi gives readers an insider’s view of his love of olive oil. He digs deep into the uses, history, health benefits, techniques, and recipes to pour olive oil into. And, he recounts the details of his many journeys to find the best ingredients from the French Riviera to the Scottish countryside, from the vineyards of Italy to the olive groves in rural Greece.
With artwork ranging from detailed modern graphic designs and artistic colophons to historical photographs and up-close photos of Lorenzi’s dishes, The Golden Touch Olive Oil a Life in Recipes and Prose is a visual feast as well as source of information about food history.
Illustrating in both words and pictures how to use olive oil in everything ranging from a Greek salad to a barbecue dish, Lorenzi reveals his own recipes and breaks down exactly how to prepare these dishes complemented by serving tips.
Olive oil is something in all our cabinets and it is waiting to be served. Added benefits of olive oil include reduction in cholesterol, risk of plaque obtrusion, blood pressure, sugar levels, and more. Cooking with olive oil is an easy way to improve and maintain health and well being; Lorenzi shares his extensive knowledge about the food and hospitality business to advocate and advise readers about healthy eating.
Whether you are a vegetarian, meat eater, or love spices there are recipes for you. Lorenzi doesn’t miss a beat as he makes sure to touch on every food group and every food type. And, his fascinating stories delve into the history behind his recipes.
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