First We Surf, Then We Eat: Recipes from a Lifetime of Surf Travel

Jim Kempton

Prospect Park Books, 2018

Agent: Suzy Evans

Jim Kempton has spent his life traveling and surfing the world, along the way learning to cook the world's best beach-loving dishes. Now he's sharing his vividly colorful, richly flavorful, and vibrantly healthful collection of recipes, along with stories of the best waves, markets, restaurants, adventures, and misadventures that he's experienced, from Australia to Hawaii, the Basque Country to Indonesia, California to Mexico. With a foreword by The Surfer's Journal publisher Steve Pezman, a chef's foreword by famed surfer/chef Raphael Lunetta, and lush photography by Bill Schildge, Jeff Divine, and Tom Servais. 

"Kempton’s generous collection is sure to capture the imaginations of home cooks, be they surfers or travelers."
Publisher's Weekly