A unique feast of biography and Regency cookbook, Cooking for Kings takes readers on a chef's tour of the palaces of Europe in the ultimate age of culinary indulgence. Drawing on the legendary cook's rich memoirs, Ian Kelly traces Antonin Carême's meteoric rise from Paris orphan to international celebrity and provides a dramatic below-stairs perspective on one of the most momentous, and sensuous, periods in European history-First Empire Paris,...
When a single-dad TV executive hires Melody Seabright—a flaky rich girl and rumored witch—as his babysitter, she magically lands her own cooking show...and makes sparks fly.
The bestselling author of Lost in Translation "unlocks the deepest mysteries of legendary Chinese culinary arts to produce a feast for the human heart" (David Henry Hwang, author of M. Butterfly).
This alluring novel of friendship, love, and cuisine brings the bestselling author of Lost in Translation and A Cup of Light to one of the great Chinese subjects: food. As in her previous novels, Mones's
|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|1992||1st ed.||Doubleday||245 p. ; 20 cm.||English|| |
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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends poignant romance and bittersweet wit.
The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table in her final days of pregnancy. While still in her mother's womb, her daughter to be weeps...