A Taste of California Cookbooks

Simply Delicious Wine Country Recipes

A great recipe not only starts with great taste but also healthy quality ingredients. Inspired by wine country —recipes, simple and updated Mediterranean way of preparing and eating food that changes with the seasons and celebrates the fruits from the fields and orchard, farm-raised meats from the pasture, fish from the rivers, and seafood from the sea, paired with your favorite wines. Explore dozens of recipes and more in our four locally made in California cookbooks by Chef Robin.



more from Chef's Robin's kitchen
October 14, 2020

Spicy Corn Fritters with Avocado Dip

These homemade corn fritters are crisp, savory, simple to prepare, and overflowing with fresh corn off the cob, and you could add other vegetables as well. Golden…
February 26, 2021

Celebrating Pixies, Spring In Ojai

Spring in Ojai – the aroma of orange blossoms permeates the air, and winter’s rain has made the whole valley feel fresh and green. It is a…
April 18, 2020

Chef Robin’s Pantry Essentials

Here are some of my "necessary for survival" essential pantry items that I keep stocked in my cupboard Oil: Extra–Virgin, Toasted Sesame, Garlic Oil Other flavored oils…

A Taste of Ojai II Cookbook, Flavors of the Valley

A collection of recipes inspired by the bounty of local ingredients available in Ojai. Over 60+ recipes to help you create meals infused with the spirit of Ojai.


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