SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain by Victoria Allen

Want to take a gastronomic odyessy from the comfort of your living room?

Take this book to the beach and enjoy SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain by Victoria Allman.

Sprinkled with over 30 mouthwatering recipes and spiced with tales of adventure. Published by NorLights Press

“I’d never seen the ocean turn that particular shade of grey. I could barely tell where the steel grey waves stopped and the concrete grey sky began, especially when the boat heeled to a forty-five degree angle.

Smash! The starboard cupboard flung open with a force that catapulted half a dozen glass vases from their shelf. They broke apart on the floor like sputtering tomato sauce on a hot stove.”

With an opening paragraph such as this, how could you not want to read on?! Victoria Allman brought together memories from her last 12 years at sea with her husband Patrick, initially working together as first mate and chef, the moving on to their own yacht where her husband is also her captain and boss.

They cruised to the Bahamas , Italy , France , Spain and Greece with their own crew, making memories, preparing great food and combining work with pleasure.

Among the many recipes in this book (over 30 great recipes) I have prepared Turkish Lamb Kebobs with Greek Tsatziki, Mojo Marinated Grilled Chicken and plan on the Applesauce Cinnamon Muffins very soon. This book is an easy adventure read with many amusing stories and is chock full of good recipes.
The kebab recipe may be found at Squirrel Head Manor.

I am placing this review on Goodreads and LibraryThing.

Happy Reading!

3 thoughts on “SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain by Victoria Allen

  1. First, thank you for your review. I'm thrilled to be included on your site. But, second, and more importantly, what a COOL site! I LOVE the idea of creating meals out of books you have read.As a chef, I am always drooling over the food scenes in the stories I read. I think it tells so much about a person, a place and a time. This is such a novel idea. Well done!I'm glad you enjoyed SEAsoned and the Turkish Lamb Kebabs. They are one of my favorite lunches to make onboard the yacht.Happy Reading…and cooking!Victoria


  2. Thank YOU Victoria! The recipes you have included are fantatsic and I have been sharing them with folks at work. For more photos of the kebabs see my Squirrel Head Manor site (link included in this post) where I modified your recipe just a tad. I couldn't find pomegranite molasses. 🙂 Cheers!


  3. Pingback: Sea Fare by Victoria Allman | Novel Meals

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