Cookbook

Years in the making and hundreds of tastings later, Sunny Days, Balmy Nights: Entertaining Miami Style has breezed into Miami kitchens. Our cookbook celebrates the best of Miami’s cuisine. Sunny Days, Balmy Nights: Entertaining Miami Style features over 200 tropically-inspired recipes with 55 photographs vibrantly showcasing entertaining Miami style from South Beach to Key Biscayne to Coral Gables.

PURCHASE ONE TODAY!  Books can be found at stores around Miami and on Amazon. Or, you can email us at info@ypo-miami.org. Proceeds from the sale of Sunny Days, Balmy Nights will benefit opera education for children and young adults in South Florida.

Sunny Days, Balmy Nights: Entertaining Miami Style holds some of Miami’s most treasured recipes along with great photos of dazzling scenes from the historic Biltmore Hotel to sexy Ocean Drive. The introduction of each chapter features a party at a fabulous location, with a menu and a detailed work plan. The book has a traditional format that starts with soups, drinks and appetizers and finishes with desserts, and whether your tastes range from sophisticated to simple, the cookbooks offers mouth-watering dishes that appeal to the most cultured international palates. Colorful cocktails will bring out the bartender in you while barbecue fanatics will flip over such recipes as Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Red Pepper and Pineapple Chutney. No Miami cookbook would be complete without a selection of seafood recipes, and Sunny Days, Balmy Nights showcases delicious seafood recipes with both Caribbean and Hispanic influences.
Whether you know the difference between mojo and adobo, the book’s recipes are ideal for small intimate dinner parties or large buffets. It is the quintessential guide to entertaining in Miami.

  • Beautiful photographs of parties at famous and fabulous Miami locations
  • Exciting recipes, including colorful Caribbean and Hispanic dishes
  • Menus with work plans and time lines to simplify your entertaining
  • Wine and spirit recommendations
  • Entertaining advice as well as information about regional tropical fruits and vegetables and rich Cuban coffee

Hardbound, 8.5″ x 10.875″, laminated cover, 256 pages printed in color throughout, illustrated with photographs.

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