Food Fashion Love is an invitation to tumble down the rabbit hole into the wild and whimsical world of leading fashion designer, exceptional home cook and beloved author, Fleur Wood. In a dazzling turn of exquisitely styled pages, Fleur delivers a visual feast of fabulous fashion and an abundance of delicious recipes to suit any occasion.
In Food Fashion Love Fleur shares her knowledge and passion for all things vintage and offers insights into the creative processes that drive her covetable collections. She reveals what motivates and sustains her, from flower-scented baths and tisanes to love-heart lockets, old-fashioned portraits and food with soul. You’ll meet the people, objects, ideas, beliefs and foods that nurture and inspire Fleur as a designer and as a woman, wife and mother of two young children.
Fleur structures her thoughts in chapters on flowers, love, rainbow, heritage, create and spirit allowing her to share tips, ideas and anecdotes with her immensely creative combination of text and imagery. Be privy to her private fashion collection, uncover a precious box of love letters written over decades, enjoy photo shoots of elaborate decorations like an indoor table set as a Raj-inspired picnic in the English countryside and see three generations of her family’s wedding dresses, including her own.
The recipes will surprise and delight, designed for a myriad of moods – whether it be a quiet moment alone, a family meal, treat for the children or playful dinner party. Make her ice cubes containing violets in full bloom, scattered hearts pudding, black sesame cheesecake, rainbow ice cream in glitter cones or a serenity smoothie. Perhaps gold witlof and black-salt tuna, chicken rice paper rolls with pressed flowers or her gold standard lemony chicken roast?
Love is the word and it is imbued in every page of this stunning tome from this self-described ‘mother, wife, daughter, creative, fashion designer, author, obsessive baker, fan of glitter and old lace, soul-seeker’, Fleur Wood.
Food Fashion Love is just the tonic to indulge your senses, spark your own creativity and uplift your mind, body and soul.
Publication date: 24 September 2014.