The Farmette Cookbook ($35, 361pgs.) by Imen McDonnell is the cookbook that was inspired by McDonnell’s journey from broadcast producer to a farmer’s wife in Ireland. The recipes, like the Tater Tot Shepherd’s Pie are collaboration of traditional Irish meals with an American Twist. It is more than just a cookbook, but a look into the past on Ireland’s traditions/ McDonnell tells the history behind Irish cooking while touching on her experiences as a farmer’s wife.
Shambhala Publications, Inc., 470 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80301, shambhala.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine Online, 4/9/16