Book Review: The Unprejudiced Palate

Although first published over fifty years ago, Angelo Pellegrini’s The Unprejudiced Palate: Classic Thoughts on Food and the Good Life is one of those works which rings as true today, as when the author first put pen to paper. The slender volume, which mostly contains Pellegrini’s injunctions and instructions on how to grow, cook and […]

Book Review: Gastronaut

I know that by now, people are starting to wonder why I keep doing all of these book reviews. Am I catching up on my reading? Well, sort of. Have I given up on cooking? Not a chance, though cooking has been a challenge of late, and when I have cooked, it has all tended […]

Book Review: My Life in France

I devoured this book in two days flat, even though I was supposed to be cleaning the house to prepare for a dear friend’s visit. Every single spare moment of those two days was spent with my nose firmly planted in Julia Child’s My Life In France, a memoir that records her years living in […]

Book Review: The Food Substitution Bible

Reviewing books is a passion of mine; reviewing cookbooks and books about food are a particular obsession. This is in large part, because I like to read, write and cook, so three of my favorite activities come together in a delicious synergy. Though, I have to admit, that generally, I like to read cookbooks or […]

Books, Blogs and Recipes in the News

Never Apologize A book that I have awaited with baited breath is finally coming out this Tuesday: My Life In France, by Julia Child and Alex Prud’homme. Telling the story of Julia’s formative years in France when she attended Ecole du Cordon Bleu in Paris and then the publication of her seminal work, Mastering the […]

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