Author(s): Elsie Emma; Larson Chapman
This is a funny and relatable narrative vegetarian cookbook for home cooks of all skill levels from the extremely popular blog A Beautiful Mess (over 1.5 million readers). Eighty yummy-healthy recipes for accessible meals from a trusted source are organised into "weekday"--five days without refined flours, sugars, alcohol, and dairy-and "weekend"--indulgent, full-flavored foods. The book is divided into four parts-breakfast, meals, snacks and sweets, and drinks--and each part contains both a weekday and weekend chapter. More than 75 bright, naturally lit photos show plated food and some Beautiful Mess ( style (outfits, kitchen decor, tools) and ambiance (ingredients, interiors, surfaces, textures). Intended for an audience that's not feeding a family every night, these recipes serve two.
A Beautiful Mess (abeautifulmess.com) is a women's lifestyle company focused on creating happiness every day through a homemade lifestyle. The blog-with 1.5 million readers-shares home decor projects, recipes, and crafts, as well as bits of the authors' life in the Midwest (Missouri and Tennessee). Emma Chapman and Elsie Larson are the entrepreneurial sister team behind the lifestyle blog A Beautiful Mess. Their previous books include A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book and Happy Handmade Home. Their work has appeared in Domino, Real Simple, and Southern Living, among other publications. Elsie lives in Nashville, Tennessee.Emma lives in Springfield, Missouri, where she is also a co-owner of The Golden Girl Rum Club. Visit abeautifulmess.com.