- Author Bio
Celebrating women? Cheers to that! These cocktail recipes are inspired by some of the world’s most amazing ladies.
Sixty of the world’s coolest and most influential women are the inspiration for this refreshing and fun collection of drink recipes that are sure to bring extra zest to your cocktail shaker. Free the Tipple pays tribute to a brilliant range of diverse women from the 20th century to today who have made waves in entertainment, the arts, politics, fashion, literature, sports, and science, including Frida Kahlo, Rihanna, Serena Williams, Virginia Woolf, Yoko Ono, Zaha Hadid, Marlene Dietrich, Zadie Smith, and more. Each double-page spread features a recipe crafted to reflect its namesake’s personality, style, legacy, or what she liked to drink herself. This ranges from The Gloria Steinem, which uses a complex liquor with a radical twist, to The Beyoncé, made, of course, with lemonade. The cocktails are simple to make, kitchen-tested, and incorporate easy-to find ingredients. Snappy, informative biographies, illustrated with newly-commissioned portraits, offer revealing insights into the women’s lives. This highly original guide to delicious beverages is a perfect gift for those in your life who encourage and inspire you.
Publicity: Pitch to women and feminist magazines (Nylon, BUST, Ms.)
Pitch to cooking and baking magazines (Saveur, Real Simple, and bon appetit)
Promote through food and cooking websites (Eater, Food52, epicurious, Saveur Online)
Pitch to culture and lifestyle publications (VOGUE, Elle, CRAVE Online)
Coordinate social media campaign with author and illustrator
"Bright, vibrant and fun, this entertaining book features some seriously impressive and colourful portraits of some of the world’s most iconic women, alongside the recipes for the beverages inspired by them." –The Independent
"Celebrating women and their achievements is always a good idea. And now it’s a more delicious pastime than ever before." –Montecristo Magazine
“In a wonderfully illustrated tome, this book honors 60 iconic women and matches each one with a cocktail. Kelly Shami’s illustrations create a whimsical, cartoon-like character for each woman surrounded by what makes each famous. Women celebrated in the book range from Jane Goodall to Yoko Ono to Beyonce. Each entry includes short, informative biographies, revealing insights into the women’s incredible lives. A great gift for that iconic woman in your life.“ –HobNobMag