Karima Cammell and Clint Marsh join Books Inc. in Berkeley for a meet-and-greet in celebration of their imaginative and unique guide to food, The Troll Cookbook: A Taste of Something Different. Complete with whimsical illustrations, The Troll Cookbook sets you on the cyclical path of the culinary year. You’ll learn creative ways to prepare and share meals using simple, seasonal foods and classic techniques. Food lore breaks down basic ingredients such as grains, beans, root vegetables, and eggs, and shows how to turn them into mouthwatering meals using more than 180 rapturous recipes and techniques. Watercolor paintings by Karima pepper the pages, showing trolls delighting in the food they’ve made. Delicious samples will be served!
Karima Cammell is a painter, author, and publisher admired for her merging of art, business, and personal philosophy. She is the founder of Castle in the Air, a celebrated Berkeley shop, classroom, and gallery, which has grown to become a destination for artists and dreamers from around the world. Her list of award-winning books includes The Stumpers, Pirate & Hoopoe, Commonplace Mouse, and Commonplace Birthday.
Clint Marsh uses elements of myth, magic, folklore, and humor to help people navigate everyday life. His first book, The Mentalist’s Handbook, updated Victorian spiritual techniques for modern readers. He authored the satirical Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop, which was awarded the Bookseller/Diagram Prize. Clint is the editor of Fiddler’s Green Peculiar Parish Magazine.