Goodyear is a witty writer with a sly humor that makes her a genial guide to such a strange and diverse counterculture, and her playful sense of irony lets us know that even though she is eating a dessert made of the fallopian tubes of frogs, she's in on the joke, she knows it's gross, but she's a foodie and can't resist having a taste.
The book is filled with surprising facts about the drink.
With anecdotes, history and recipes, the author delivers a lively, precisely detailed cultural chronicle.
...Paterniti’s zestful storytelling carries us along on a delightful journey through a village rich with the traditions of food and family.
...both the journey and the cuisine is worth discovering, especially to those fond of culinary travelogues.
...Lee gives four recipes for kimchi, including red cabbage–bacon and white pear, as well as bourbon-pickled jalapeños and pickled jasmine peaches. In the end, this is an irresistible collection for any adventurous home cook.
A delightful chronicle of the education of a cook who steps back frequently to extol the scientific and philosophical basis of this deeply satisfying human activity.
A Week in Winter is a glorious swansong ... serious themes examined, scrutinised and handled with insight, intelligence and a large helping of Binchy’s unforgettable kindness.
The recipes have easy-to-read labels indicating which dishes are gluten-free, vegan, kid-friendly or can be made without dairy.
Once again Garten’s culinary wizardry will inspire, delight, and empower readers to entertain in true Barefoot Contessa style.
This fearless home cook’s humorous anecdotes and delectable photos make for a food blog–gone–book that translates beautifully into any kitchen.
...the argument is clear and persuasive. Changes in food technology change what can be prepared as a meal, thus changing what is habitually eaten...
“Dearie” describes just how profoundly Child changed the culinary landscape, but her public persona made her beloved.
His rise is gratifying to read about, partly because he never sounds as if he’s crowing.
With almost every turn of a page, there’s a flash of recognition. “I didn’t know you could eat that!” you find yourself saying.
Uneven, but patient readers will be rewarded with lessons about persistence and the joy of running.
Going deeper than the superficial stock stories ...Abdelnour merges evocative descriptions of place and historical context with meditations on the current state of affairs in Lebanon.
For all the attendant publicity, “Sweet Tooth” is not Mr McEwan’s finest book. It has neither the darkness of “The Comfort of Strangers” nor the passion of “Enduring Love”
Each recipe offers a peek into Cindy's culinary expertise and travels around the globe.
Many chapters end with a summary of key points or helpful gardening tips, making it a good read for young adults as well. What Allen does with a small plot of land and a lot of determination is nothing short of inspiring.