Farm from home A year of stories, pictures, and recipes from a city girl in the country

Amanda Brooks

Book - 2018

"In search of a quieter, simpler life away from the hustle of the city, style icon and longtime New Yorker Amanda Brooks moved with her family in 2012 from New York City to her husband's farm in England. Originally intended to be a yearlong creative sabbatical, Brooks's relocation became permanent as she discovered newfound personal and professional freedom, told here through a year's changing seasons. Creatively inspiring, warm and witty, and brimming with delicious recipes ...and entertaining how-tos, Farm from Home is a chronicle of the joys and challenges of a more focused way of living. For anyone who has longed for an escape from their hectic schedule, whether for a week, a year, or a lifetime, Brooks shares the unexpected satisfaction of slowing down, reconnecting with nature, and making the most of each day."--Publisher description.

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Subjects
Genres
Cookbooks
Published
New York : Blue Rider Press [2018]
Language
English
Physical Description
315 pages : illustrations, color ; 26 cm
ISBN
9781101983447
1101983442
Main Author
Amanda Brooks (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Shares recipes from the author's English farm and explains how the author went from being a longtime New Yorker dedicated to the hustle of the city to a slower, quiter, more focused way of living.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Moving from New York City to her husband’s farm in England, a style icon and fashion insider chronicles the trials and tribulations of a more focused way of living, sharing her unexpected satisfaction of slowing down and reconnecting with nature.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

From New York style icon and fashion insider Amanda Brooks, a charming and inspiring meditation on life in her newly adopted home, a farm in the English countryside. In search of a quieter, simpler life away from the hustle of the city, style icon and longtime New Yorker Amanda Brooks moved with her family in 2012 from New York City to her husband's farm in England. Originally intended to be a yearlong creative sabbatical, Brooks's relocation became permanent as she discovered newfound personal and professional freedom, told here through a year's changing seasons. Creatively inspiring, warm and witty, and brimming with delicious recipes and entertaining how-tos, Farm from Home is a chronicle of the joys and challenges of a more focused way of living. For anyone who has longed for an escape from their hectic schedule, whether for a week, a year, or a lifetime, Brooks shares the unexpected satisfaction of slowing down, reconnecting with nature, and making the most of each day.