Maggie has written 9 books in total. The first being Maggie’s Farm, followed by Maggie’s Orchard and Cooking with Verjuice. She then collaborated with Stephanie Alexander and chronicled their Italian cooking school experiences in Stephanie and Maggie’s Tuscan Cookbook which has been translated into 5 languages. Her fifth book Maggie’s Table won the Best Regional Cook Book in English in 2001, and then against all other languages, replicated its success in the Gourmand World Cook Book Awards in Perigord, France. In 2003 Maggie’s Table was also awarded the Australian Food Media Award for Best Hardcover Recipe Book.
The sixth addition to her literary collection is Maggie’s Harvest, a veritable tome of Maggie’s cooking expertise, superbly bound in hand embroidered Chinese silk. Since its release it has been awarded second place against books from 27 countries for the best cookbook cover in the World at the 2007 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards and was highly commended by judges in the category for Best Recipe Book over $36 at the Australian Food Media Awards in 2008. Maggie’s Kitchen released in 2008 is a collection of favourite recipes as well as the everyday basics Maggie believes form the foundations of a good food life. Next on the list, Maggie’s Verjuice Cookbook was published in 2012, and features over 100 recipes using Maggie’s favourite ingredient - Verjuice. Her most recent addition to the library is Maggie’s Christmas, where Maggie shares her all-time favourite recipes and menus for entertaining family and friends during the festive season in the Barossa.
We are delighted to announce that Maggie Beer will be attending the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine in 2014, where she will be giving a Cookery demonstration as well as cooking lunch in Ballymaloe House as a guest chef.
For a full list of the speakers and other events at the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine in 2014 see the website