The Christmas season will soon be upon us, and who better to bring us the savory tastes that accompany the season than the chef who famously cooked in the Vatican for popes, prelates, and world celebrities. Delivering modern fare steeped in hundreds of years of tradition, anyone looking to enhance their Christmas seasonal cooking this year must be treated to “The Vatican Christmas Cookbook.”
“The Vatican Christmas Cookbook,” a new cookbook by former Swiss Guard and acclaimed chef David Geisser, is his sequel to “The Vatican Cookbook,” a media favorite and bestseller. At a time of year known for increased baking and cooking, this gorgeous 190-page cookbook promises to be an all-inclusive resource to delight family and friends from the beginning of Advent through the entire Christmas season.
Geisser’s “The Vatican Christmas Cookbook” complements the liturgical calendar and includes delicacies “from simple to sublime, everyday staples to holiday feasts.” Covering a spectrum of elegant, gourmet recipes from those “well-served in the haute cuisine manner” to the “effortless and satisfying,” readers are assured of ease of preparation that’s especially handy during the busy Christmas season. The recipes are adorned in exclusive, glorious images of life and art at the historic Vatican in Rome.