• Memoirs,  Reading

    Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

    Yes,Chef by Marcus Samuelsson is a terrific book! I enjoy it so much that I recently read it for the second time. He has such a unique voice, he manages to share his journey (both personal and professional) with such honesty and openness. His passion for food and flavors combined with his tremendous work ethic makes for great reading. The arc of his life beginning in Ethopia, his childhood in Sweden, his career starting in Europe and finally his move to America, the book charts his evolution as both a chef and a man. Happy reading!  

  • Memoirs,  Reading

    How to Cook a Moose by Kate Christensen

    How to Cook a Moose by Kate Christensen is one of my best library finds of the last few months! Her style really speaks to me – of course she writes about food beautifully, but it’s her ability to really dig down into the soul of Maine and at the same time weave such a personal voice throughout her stories that really resonates. In the introduction Kate talks about being inspired by M.F.K. Fisher’s How to Cook A Wolf. For me, she captures the best of M.F.K – that ability to let the reader into the author’s mind, heart and soul. This book meant so much to me, I have…