A great recipe not only starts with great taste but also healthy quality ingredients. Inspired by wine country —recipes, simple and updated Mediterranean way of preparing and eating food that changes with the seasons and celebrates the fruits from the fields and orchard, farm-raised meats from the pasture, fish from the rivers, and seafood from the sea, paired with your favorite wines.
With more than 70 vividly photographed recipes, Chef Robin brings to the table her irresistible passion for sharing fine food and wine with joyous gatherings of family and friends.
Includes a sample of Chef Robin ‘s infused salt + spice blend.
About A Taste of California
A California chef whose memorable meals range from lively brunches to intimate private dinners in your own home or vacation rental, Chef Robin provides delicious experiences with a rustic Mediterranean style.
Her food-loving beginnings in family restaurants in Washington, D.C. sparked her lifelong passion for cooking. She went on to study classic techniques at the acclaimed Culinary Institute of America in New York, then moved to Los Angeles in 1984 and has followed her cooking path here in California for 35+ years. Through her travels and living abroad, she has fine-tuned her California-Mediterranean cooking style, with an emphasis on spice and flavor.
The author of four local cookbooks celebrating fresh, seasonal California-Mediterranean cuisine, and creator of her signature line of condiments and sauces and salts blends, Chef Robin is sought-after as a food stylist, cooking instructor, and contributor for print and visual media. Surrounded by nature and the scenic beauty of the local mountains, Chef Robin lives contently in an oak-shaded neighborhood in the Ojai Valley in California.
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