Saturday, December 28, 2013

Twelve food books that will feed your mind

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Dell Villa tagged twelve food books that will feed your mind.

One title on the list:
Mastering the Art of French Eating: Lessons in Food and Love from a Year in Paris, by Ann Mah

Mah, freelance food writer and Francophile, giddily accompanies her diplomat husband, Calvin, on the assignment of a lifetime: Paris. However, plans run awry when Calvin is called away unexpectedly to Baghdad for a year, leaving Mah to navigate “a new country, a new language, and a new culture alone while trying to keep the worry and loneliness at bay.” Invoking another spunky diplomat’s wife at many turns (as the title suggests), Mah refuses to dwell on her recently acquired “table pour un” status, and embarks on a regional tasting tour of France. Seeking out comforting cassoulets and andouillette sausages along the way, she encounters a cast of quirky characters, stumbles upon invaluable lessons, and deepens her love of great food one bite at a time.
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue