Skip to content

Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home

October 26, 2017

Chef, restaurateur, and author Robert St. John and watercolorist Wyatt Waters are pleased to introduce their latest collaboration, a hardback book entitled A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home. Available November 1, 2017, the book marks the fourth partnership between the two notable Mississippians.

A Mississippi Palate delivers 105 recipes, each with a Mississippi connection. Readers will enjoy delving into these recipes for delicious favorites from the Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. The book includes easy-to-follow recipes for basic staples such as roasted corn, biscuits, and fudge cake. It also offers creative twists on common Mississippi standards, with recipes for Creole Catfish, Oysters Rockefeller, and Crawfish Mac & Cheese.

The 136-page book is beautifully illustrated by Waters, who traversed the state to recreate some of its most indelible images, such as the Jackson skyline, roadside crosses on Highway 25, and the Canton courthouse.

St. John and Waters previous collaborated on A Southern PalateSouthern Seasons, and An Italian Palate.

 A Mississippi Palate has a suggested retail price of $39.95 and will be sold at St. John’s restaurants in Hattiesburg, along with book stores and gift retailers across the region.  The book published by Different Drummer Publishing, located in Hattiesburg, MS.  Call 601-264-0672 to order your copy today!