SymmetryBreakfast: 100 Recipes for the Loving Cook (Hardcover)
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SymmetryBreakfast: 100 Recipes for the Loving Cookis a cookbook about the most important meal of the day-how to make it with love, present it with style, and eat it with pleasure. A guide to feeding not onlyyour own soul, but the souls of your loved ones too.
Alongside 90 internationally inspired recipes, gorgeous photography shot entirely on an iPhone, and lessons in the art of food-styling, this unconventional cookbook explores what breakfast is and what it means to people around the world. Surprising with the foreign and delighting with the familiar, it offers ideas for perfectly plated assembly breakfasts to more complex dishes for seasoned cooks, and all recipes with great stories behind them.
For foodies and feeders alike,SymmetryBreakfastwill cheer you up, make you hungry, and change the way you think about breakfast.
SymmetryBreakfaststarted asa phenomenally popular Instagramincorporatingworld cuisines, contemporary design, and a story of love over the meal of breakfast. Michael's Instagram has been featuredinThe Guardian,Washington Post,Telegraph,Sunday Times, and endorsed by Jamie Oliver.
About the Author
Michael Zeestudied photography at the Arts Institute at Bournemouth and later went on to teach Art and Design in secondary schools in London's East End. He then completed his masters in Museums and Galleries in Education at the Institute of Education and has worked at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, and most recently in public programming at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Michael's passion for cooking comes from his parents and his mixed English, Scottish, and Chinese heritage. Weekends and school holidays would be spent working in his father's Chinese and English chippies in Liverpool and teaching himself to bake for his mother's sweet tooth. Michael created SymmetryBreakfast for his partner Mark in their Hackney flat in 2013. Mark's hectic job as a menswear fashion designer means late nights and weekends in the office. Early on in their relationship, breakfast became a sacred moment in the day and Michael started on his mission to make each meal as celebratory as possible. Over 1,000 breakfasts later, Michael still wakes up early to make breakfast for Mark, looking carefully around the world and at home for inspiration, taking a simple idea and making it beautiful.
"Serious breakfast inspiration."
"It just shows how you can take the everyday and make it beautiful."
—Kevin Systrom, CEO & Co-founder of Instagram
"Mouthwatering … a veritable feast for the eyes."
AS SEEN IN: Bravo's The Feast, Extra Crispy, and PAPER Magazine.