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Featured Infinity Author of the Week: Linda Kissam

Posted by Sherrie Wilkolaski on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

Congratulations Linda Kissam you're the featured Infinity author of the week!

Formerly the executive director of the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association, and currently the owner of Kissam Consulting, Linda Kissam is a professional travel, food, and wine writer based out of Southern California. She specializes in easy, breezy destination stories sharing her favorite things about the wine regions she visits.

Whether sipping with the winemaker, dining with the chef, or shopping with the gift concierge, she dishes out insights on the fabulous, the famous and the unforgettable. Whether riding the rails in Europe, hot air ballooning in Temecula, or being pampered at luxurious spas and resorts her favorite writing pursuits include providing tips on what to buy and what to try.

Here is a look at some of her other media coverage and articles:

Eat Drink & Be Merry Magazine

JetSet Extra

All Vineyards

Wanderlust & Gusto Radio Interview

Check out this delicious recipe from the book:

Strawberry & White Chocolate Mousse Napoleons

Thornton Winery is a family business, run by owners John and Sally Thornton, and son, Steve. One of the valley’s oldest wineries, they are best known for their Methode Champenoise sparkling wine and their Champagne Jazz concert series.0741463512

Café Champagne has been serving outstanding food under the direction of Executive Chef Steve Pickell for nearly two decades. 32575 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92589 – (951) 699-0099.

This recipe comes compliments of Executive Chef, Steve Pickell of the Thornton Winery.

Ingredients:
2 to 3 pints fresh strawberries
1 sheet puff pastry
6 teaspoons sugar
melted butter

White Chocolate Mousse:
1/2 cup cream
8 oz. white chocolate
1 1/2 cups whipped cream
4 eggs separated

Directions:
Melt together the cream, chocolate and egg yolks in a double boiler. Cool. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks are formed. Fold whipped cream into white chocolate mixture. Fold in egg whites. Cut puff pastry sheets into triangles. Lightly butter and sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Cool. Cut in half crosswise.

A Recipe For Temecula Wine Country is a testament to the wonderful people who make up the Temecula Valley wine country. The books features recipes from 22 area wineries with color photos accompanying each dish. This is a story of the love and inspiration found in each bite and sip you take here. It’s a way to bond with what makes the taste of this place so memorable. The recipes range from barbecued ribs to cacciatore to desserts. Come taste the Temecula Valley in words and photos.

ISBN: 0-7414-6351-2
Price: $19.95
Book Size: 62 pages
Category/Subject: COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Western States

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