Book Club Tuesday: Save Me the Plums

Do you want to know my deep, dark secret? Are you ready?? Here it goes: I read the endings of books first. Is this bad? Probably not but I’m not one for surprises (and, I won’t get into my Continue reading

Book Club Tuesday: A New Way To Food

I saw myself as I truly was: a body with so much beautiful potential. The change didn’t come in an instant but through an intentional process, combined with eating all the good foods, which I will share in this very personal cookbook. (5)

More often than not the cookbooks I’m sent to review are your average cookbook. In the case of Maggie Battista‘s A New Way to Food she offers a book meant to empower and enable her readers to make better food-based health choices Continue reading

Book Club Tuesday: Bella Figura

Just before embarking on a recent family trip to the U.S. I received Kamin Mohammadi’s Bella Figura: How to Live, Love, and Eat the Italian Way in the mail from the publisher. It was absolutely perfect timing because I immediately packed Bella Figura in my bag with the intention of making it my vacation read (part how-to, part memoir, part cookbook this book looked like the perfect way Continue reading

Book Club Tuesday: The Savvy Cook

 

Single-Serve Chocolate Chip Cookie, p. 183

I know that on the cover of Izy Hossack’s newest cookbook The London Times refers to Hossack as “The new Nigella” but as I’ve cooked from The Savvy Cook over the last few weeks I’ve found myself drawing comparisons between Hossack and Julia Child.  Where Julia Child sought to bring the enjoyment of cooking back, as she refers to, “the servantless Continue reading