Let Us Eat Cake: Adventures in Food and Friendship characters à 104

Sharon Boorstin æ 4 Free read

Let Us Eat Cake: Adventures in Food and Friendship characters à 104 Ñ Every woman has poignant food memories the times she licked the bowl when her mother baked a cake or helped her grandmother make blintzes tortillas or Southern fried chicken And how about the times she and her girlfriends baked chocolate chip coTebook of recipes she'd collected from her mother relatives and girlfriends at the time It inspired her to reconnect with the recipe givers some of whom she hadn't seen in years and to explore the power of cooking and food in establishing bonds among womenLet Us Eat Cake celebrates these connections As a young girl Boorstin helped her mother make tuna casseroles; on a college trip to Europe she and her girlfriends compared men and restaurants with eual zest; after s. Read for book club and each member brought one of the recipes Not much discussion on the book but the food was delicious

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He became a food writer Boorstin bonded with women in the food world including Barbara Lazaroff Mrs Wolfgang Puck the Too Hot Tamales and Julia Child Today after decades of enjoying food and cooking together Boorstin and the women in her life have come to understand what truly makes for female friendshipsWith dozens of delicious recipes and vintage photos this moving book will inspire readers to remember and cherish their own experiences with food family and friends. I enjoyed this book uite a lot It is written by a woman who recounts the emotional relationships that she and other women have with food over the course of their lives She talks about how food is such a significant piece of good memories and how those memories and recipes link us to one another Heartfelt and kind this book left me feeling warm and fuzzy Many good recipes as well

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Let Us Eat Cake Adventures in Food and FriendshipEvery woman has poignant food memories the times she licked the bowl when her mother baked a cake or helped her grandmother make blintzes tortillas or Southern fried chicken And how about the times she and her girlfriends baked chocolate chip cookies or later prepared elaborate dinners to impress potential husbandsOne day when looking through an old desk she'd bought as a newlywed thirty years earlier food writer and restaurant critic Sharon Boorstin discovered a no. I thought about uitting this one multiple times but kept reading because it was a book club pick so you get to read my complaints The author’s descriptions of her friends largely centered around their weight and whether they dieted in a way that may be generational but certainly hasn’t aged well Similarly so much of the book talked about cooking to pleasecatch men etc which was both eye roll inducing and ran counter to the food brings women closer as friends thesis The interspersed photos were nice but few of the recipes looked tasty enough to try Part of me wonders if I came into this biased because I’ve been reading and enjoying Ruth Reichl so much she’a actually mentioned briefly And the fact is those are much enjoyable food memoirs so go check them out