“An apple is an excellent thing—until you have tried a peach.” —George du Maurier
Chef Belinda Smith-Sullivan, granddaughter of Mississippi sharecroppers, is the go-to resource for everything peaches. Not only does she provide perfect peach recipes, but she also has information about the variety of peaches, history, growing and growers, as well as festivals. There are approximately 70 recipes for breads, breakfasts, appetizers, soups and salads, entrees, desserts, peach pies, sauces, preserves and condiments, and drinks in this beautifully photographed cookbook.
Belinda Smith-Sullivan is a chef, food writer, spice blends entrepreneur, and a commercially-rated pilot. She has a culinary arts degree from Johnson & Wales University, and writes a monthly column for both South Carolina Living and Bella Magazine. She also is featured on South Carolina Living’s website with monthly how-to videos. Smith-Sullivan is an active member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, International Association of Culinary Professionals, American Culinary Federation, and Les Dames d’Escoffier. She lives in Trenton, South Carolina, in the heart of South Carolina’s peach country.
Mark Boughton is a Nashville-based photographer who specializes in food photography for magazines, newspapers, cookbooks, and ad campaigns. He regularly provides photography for Fine Cooking and Edible Nashville, and has been the photographer for six cookbooks.