Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel García Márquez

I've had a long-time passionate love for Gabriel García Márquez for years now, originally fueled by Love in the Time of Cholera and Of Love and Other Demons, and most especially, Strange Pilgrims. This book, a compilation of twelve surreal and dreamlike tales, tells of a woman who sells her dreams - speaking of which … Continue reading Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel García Márquez

La Cucina by Lily Prior

(NOTE: Please do not repost this content, recipe or associated photos without my permission.) I'm not much for bodice rippers. I find them overly dramatic, unrealistic, and the writing is often just bad. But enough about 50 Shades of Grey. That being said, I just finished Lily Prior's La Cucina - A Novel Of Rapture, … Continue reading La Cucina by Lily Prior

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

The quintessential book about love, food......and revenge. I've never been able to decide which delectable description in Heartburn is my favorite. Nora Ephron describes such ordinary food as mashed potatoes in a rhapsodical manner that makes you salivate and head immediately for the kitchen to make a bowlful of buttery spuds to take back upstairs … Continue reading Heartburn by Nora Ephron