Louie's Backyard Cookbook: Irrisistible Island Dishes and the Best Ocean View in Key West
Mixing elegance with an island attitude, Louie's Backyard is an award-winning Key West, Florida restaurant famous for its fine food and relaxed oceanfront ambience, and what marks the food at Louie's backyard is innovation.
Chef Doug Shook likes to create new variations daily. "Inventing is the joy of cooking," he says, which means the recipes in The Louie's Backyard Cookbook are the best of many recipes Shook has created over the years. They are for people who enjoy the entire process of creating a meal, from procuring the ingredients to making a handsome presentation of a finished dish.
In this cookbook, you'll discover delicious dishes such as:
Key Lime Pie,
Jerk-Rubbed Free-Range Chicken Breast,
Sauteed Key West Shrimp with Bacon and Stone-Ground Grits,
Conch Chowder, and more!
The Louie's Backyard Cookbook contains not only 150 of Chef Shook's most creative recipes, but takes you behind the scenes through photos and stories to learn about the restaurant and the Key West culture that lures people with its beauty and keeps them with its liberty.
This cookbook is the next best thing to experiencing the islands themselves!