Southern Made Fresh: Vibrant Dishes Rooted in Homegrown Flavor


In her second cookbook, Tasia Malakasis shares her fresh approach to Southern cooking—farmhouse favorites that are casual, but with unexpected elegance. Blending old traditions with new flavors, she bases every meal on the simplicity of fresh ingredients. Learn how to entertain on a whole new level, yet with the assurance of ease thanks to her relaxed style. With every spirited anecdote, vivid photo, and tempting recipe, you are invited to share in this feast of the senses!



A new breed of cooking is hitting the mainstream: farm-derived flavors in home-style, straightforward cooking with bright updates. Southern Made Fresh captures the dewy ripeness of this trend while providing readers with approachable recipes made with ingredients from your local grocery; here’s an accessible way to cook that’s playful, easy, and fun. A Southern perspective in the landscape and recipes bring the memories of grandma’s kitchen rushing back, while a strong foundation of pure Southern ingredients awaken the senses.

Giving this book life is Tasia Malakasis, a true Southerner brought back to her roots by owning and operating Belle Chevre, a goat cheese company in North Alabama. Her unique perspective allows her to see the true joy in simple ingredients brought together in a comforting way, that readers can appreciate no matter their hometown. Finally, you can bring the crisp, bright flavor of the South to your family table.

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 2 in