Millions of online followers have flocked to Carolina Gelen and her comforting cooking and easy, breezy style that emphasizes big flavor with a light lift. In her debut cookbook, she shares soulful recipes that use affordable, pantry-friendly ingredients and rooted in the resourcefulness of her Romanian upbringing..
PASS THE PLATE
by Carolina Gelen
Clarkson Potter, September 2024
With 100 simple recipes—almost all brand-new but including some fan favorites—for creative but familiar takes on crowd-pleasing comfort foods, Pass the Plate has you covered, from easy weeknight meals to spirited gatherings. With gorgeous photography and heartwarming stories about Carolina’s family, PASS THE PLATE will bring comfort to your kitchen and have friends and family asking for seconds
Carolina Gelen is on a mission to share her abounding love of food with you. Her journey began in Transylvania, Romania, where upon winning a Jaime Oliver contest, she immigrated to the United States in 2021. In America, Carolina worked in the kitchens of James Beard award winners, developed video and recipe content for New York Times Cooking, and was a recipe resident at Food52, all before the age of 25.