Conscious Cuisine

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, 2005 - Cooking - 331 pages
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The chef at Chicago's Miraval Life in Balance Resort presents a collection of low-fat recipes, emphasizing the use of fresh, healthful ingredients, and provides nutritional information for each dish.

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Conscious Cuisine: A New Style of Cooking from the Kitchens of Chef Cary Neff

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"Conscious cuisine" is what Neff calls the food he cooks at Miraval Spa near Tucson, AZ, among the top spa resorts in the country. Here he presents dozens of recipes for the sophisticated but ... Read full review

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This is a great cookbook. The squash soup on pg. 163 is exquisite. Everything I've tried so far has been excellent.
Happy Cooking!

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About the author (2005)

Trained in classic French kitchens, Chef Cary Neff is a master at creating intense and vivid flavors, exploring gutsy Thai, Mediterranean and southwestern cuisine. Throughout his career, he earned national accolades for multimillion-dollar establishments in Arizona, such as the Scottsdale Princess Resort, the Citadel, the historic Wrigley Mansion Club, the Wigwam Resort, LaCosta and Miraval Resort and Spa, where he was executive chef for eight years.
He has established Conscious Cuisine as one of the nation's leading spa cuisines. Conscious Cuisine has been featured in major magazines including Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Food and Wine, New York Times Magazine and Metropolitan Home, as well as on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Today .
Chef Neff is currently an active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Chef's Collaborative and the American Culinary Federation's Apprentice Program.

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