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Self-published cookbook wins ‘Best Photography Cookbook’

Self-published cookbook wins ‘Best Photography Cookbook’ in New Zealand at the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards

Gerhard Egger, photographer of the self-published book Volcanic Kitchens, come and join us is thrilled that his photography has won the New Zealand award for Best Photography Cookbook at the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards. Volcanic Kitchens now qualifies for the the World Best Photography Cookbook Award. The results will be announced on Saturday 23 February 2013 at the annual awards event at Le Carrousel de Louvre in Paris.

This delightful coffee table style book is full of interesting, and at times humorous, recipes from members of the community, some of whom are well known including the likes of; Buck Shelford, Iri Te Kowhai, Charles Royal, Tim Beveridge. Many of the recipes have a colourful and humorous introduction making this more than just a cookbook, it is a book to browse through and enjoy. Throughout the book, Gerhard’s beautiful photographs showcase the people of New Zealand and the Volcanic Plateau, our culture, the food and the landscape. He has managed to capture the freshness of the food, the diversity of the New Zealand landscape and the character of the people.

First time authors, Gerhard & Henrietta Egger, have strived to achieve is a book that showcases a New Zealand community, the environment we live in, the diversity of different cultures and the food we enjoy. This book is all about us, the people of New Zealand and the Volcanic Plateau, our culture, the food, our landscape.

These awards attract entries from all the big publishing houses and celebrity chefs, food stylists and book designers. Gerhard and Henrietta believe the fact that they produced the book entirely in-house including; book design, food styling and photography, makes winning this award all the more special.

Volcanic Kitchens, come and join us, consists of 196 pages, incorporating over 140 recipes and 160 colour photographs depicting the Volcanic Plateau at its best.

The prestigious Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards were founded in 1995 by Edouard Cointreau, inviting entries under a selection of different categories from over 160 different countries from around the world.

Volcanic Kitchens, come and join us, by Gerhard & Henri Egger, published by Lastingimages RRP: $45.00, 210mm x 210mm, 196 pages, paperback,for more information and where to purchase please contact info@lastingimages@xtra.co.nz or visit the Volcanic Kitchens website, www.volcanickitchens.co.nz


info@lastingimages.co.nz


www.lastingimages.co.nz


www.gerhardeggerphotographer.com

Volcanic Kitchens, come and join us
New Zealand winner for 'Best Photographic Cookbook' at the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards

http://www.volcanickitchens.co.nz/

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