What could be more important than a book that revolves entirely around beautiful salads? Now, more than ever, we need to focus on simple, fresh, pure food—and Tasha has been a vital part of this delicious revolution. It is her fine-tuning of taste that makes this book so valuable. 
—Alice Waters


"If you really want to know how to make a good salad, look no further. Tasha DeSerio is the teacher you need. Tasha is one of my favorite cooks, and here she offers her experience, common sense, and artistry to the finer points of salad-making. No one does it better. Brava!"
—David Tanis, author of A Platter of Figs and Heart of the Artichoke


"DeSerio's thoughtful, instructive approach to preparing these recipes is what makes each dish taste so good," says food editor Anna Kovel. "These are not simply templates for salads." Filled with valuable teaching moments, and suggestions for showcasing seasonal produce, this book delivers delicious, healthful meals.
—Martha Stewart Living Magazine


Tasha set a new gold standard with her salads at Chez Panisse. This book reveals her secrets. It is a delight to have access to her recipes, ripe with good advice from a seasoned chef. Her skills and sense of humor will make you run to the market and start cooking.
—Judy Rodgers and Gilbert Pilgram, owners of Zuni Cafe