Visit Lindy’s blog to read more about delicious food and stirring experiences. Find it at www.lindymechefske.com.
A Taste of Wintergreen features favourite and oft requested recipes from Wintergreen Studios (https://www.wintergreenstudios.com). The theme of the book is creating simple, delicious, and accessible food using fresh, local, organic and seasonal produce where possible.
A Taste of Wintergreen creator, Lindy Mechefske, is a freelance writer and editor, and Associate Editor of the Queen’s Alumni Review. Born in the U.S.A., she has also lived in England, and Australia, and currently makes her home in Kingston, Ontario. She has travelled widely throughout North America, Europe, the South Pacific, and parts of Asia – and has always been fascinated by regional cuisine. Lindy is a regular volunteer in the Wintergreen kitchen where she combines her own favourite repertoire of dishes with an evolving selection of Wintergreen standards.
Recipes in A Taste of Wintergreen include: Garlic Scape Pesto, Maple Stew, Savoury Jalapeno Cornbread, Spinach Mushroom and Blue Cheese Frittata, Baked Cauliflower and Ancient Grains, Mango and Shrimp Glass Noodle Salad, Chickpea Potato and Artichoke Casserole, Kale with Pan-Fried Vegetables, Goat Burgers with Yoghurt Mint Sauce, Cranberry Zucchini Loaf, Green Tea Cake, Chocolate Risotto, and more.
Praise for A Taste of Wintergreen:
“A Taste of Wintergreen is about a love for simple, delicious food, the wealth of the land and the kitchen it comes from. Lindy shares her warm, casual approach with natural dishes that are simple, healthful, and delicious. This book is a tribute to a place and a connection and heart-warming feelings about good food. It feels like coming home.”
TRISH MAGWOOD, host of the Food Network television show, Party Dish, and author of Dish Entertains and In My Mother’s Kitchen
“The food is as wonderful as the place itself. How is this possible? Such care goes into the planning of the menus and the preparation. The meals are so delicious that you dream about them long after you’ve gone home. If the soul has a physical hunger, it gets satisfied at the Wintergreen table.”
LORNA CROZIER, author of The Sex Lives of Vegetables
“As a travel writer I’ve eaten exotic dishes from the far reaches of the globe. When I tasted Lindy Mechefske’s sublime Tuscan pasta (known as Fettuccine Lindy) at Wintergreen, I was blissfully blown away in realizing that the dish was the best thing I’d ever had anywhere. Lindy is a poet of the kitchen!
LAURIE GOUGH, author of Kite Strings of the Southern Cross: A Women’s Travel Odyssey and Kiss the Sunset Pig
“Wintergreen is not just a superb education and retreat centre, but it is also home to some of the most delicious meals I have ever eaten. I have so enjoyed Lindy Mechefske’s cooking, and now look forward to working from this fantastic cookbook to recreate those meals for myself.”
HELEN HUMPHREYS, author of The Reinvention of Love