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Flavoursome food to share with style at your table

Published by Naomi Crisante Food Communications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Tasteful won the "Best in the World" in 2023, at the only international competition for food culture content, the Gourmand World Cookbook Award.

Award-winning recipe writer, educator, stylist and TV chef, as seen on The Morning Show, Naomi Crisante, presents her collection of good-looking and great-tasting dishes designed to unleash the creative cook within you.

With over 100 flavoursome life-tested recipes inspired by the cuisines of the Mediterranean, Tasteful is set to elevate your culinary skills and have you cooking with newfound pleasure. Travel in the comfort of your kitchen and explore new dishes, techniques and exciting flavours from Greece, Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey.

With its impeccable seasonal recipes, helpful cooking tips, styling suggestions and evocative imagery, Tasteful will help you cook with confidence, style your table with elegance and ease, and serve generous meals with an excellence you can be proud of.

Savour magical moments and bring everyone together at your table to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Tasteful includes recipes for real food, for real people, juggling real lives

Naomi invites you to unleash your culinary creativity and learn to cook tastefully!
  • Learn to cook good-looking, great-tasting dishes that you will be proud to share
  • Explore 100+ reliable, life-tested recipes with a Mediterranean twist
  • Get tips on how to style and plate up each dish
  • Build your cooking creativity, techniques and repertoire

“Make yourself comfortable, open Naomi’s book and allow yourself to be transported to a world of beautiful food that will inspire you in your future cooking adventures.” — Gabriel Gaté
“Absolutely love this book! I have a collection of cookbooks that would rival Nigella! It’s an absolute gem! Finally a chef/cook that speaks my language” - Mesha H
“Everything out of Tasteful smells like HOME! It is always next to my stove, full of practical, homey recipes with a zest for adventure” - Dasha M
“I have just received the most gorgeous cookbook. Passionately written by Naomi Crisante, the book is not only inspiring and full of delicious foolproof recipes with tips, styling and drink matching, it’s even interactive, including Naomi’s playlist for a complete experience, how spesh.” – Andrea W

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About The Author

Naomi’s life has always revolved around food – selecting it, cooking it and celebrating with it.
As an award-winning food educator, television presenter, stylist and food writer with more than 35 years’ experience in Australia’s food industry she has the wonderful job of creating something every day. Whether it is a new recipe, a beautiful image or some inspiring words on a page…it is always centred around food… a thing that sustains, nurtures and excites.

Her inspiring recipe ideas keep the home cook in mind, making it easy for everyone to produce mouth-watering meals in their own kitchen and although her food style is grounded in her Mediterranean heritage, she has strong knowledge of the cuisines of Europe, the Middle East and South America, due to her extensive food travels, research and culinary experiences.

Her career as a test kitchen manager and marketing manager, and now Director of Naomi Crisante Food Communications and Founder of, has given her a broad suite of expertise in communications, consumer advisory, recipe development, masterclasses, event management and presentations. She has authored two commercial cookbooks – Cheese Matters and Crowd Pleasers, is an accredited cheese judge and has appeared regularly on many Australian cooking TV programs over the years.

Her food site, is a hub of food inspiration with a regular food blog, email newsletter, live recipe database, podcasts, travelogues, videos and an active social media following. She also runs virtual consumer cooking classes online and hands-on team cooking classes for corporate clients, both here and overseas.
To Naomi, being foodcentric is more than just an idea, it’s a way of life…
Instagram  @food.centric

Product Details

  • Publisher: Naomi Crisante Food Communications (July 5, 2023)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781925452693

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