Love in a Dish and Other Pieces

Love in a Dish and Other Pieces

M. F. K. Fisher


no matter if the topic of her fancy is the lowly, unassuming potato or the affection lifetime of that aphrodisiac mollusk the oyster, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher writes with a simplicity that belies the complexities of the lifestyles she usually muses on. She is hailed as considered one of America's preeminent writers approximately gastronomy. yet to restrict her to that style will be a disservice. She was once passionate and well-traveled, and her narratives fill over dozen hugely acclaimed books. during this selection of a few of her most interesting works, we examine that Fisher's palette was once not just good proficient in gastronomical masterpieces, yet in life's most sensible pleasures in addition. Love in a Dish . . . and different Culinary Delights by way of M.F.K. Fisher is a tutorial handbook on the best way to dwell, devour, and love introduced jointly by way of prolific researcher and culinary fanatic Anne Zimmerman. With nice care she has chosen essays that typically forgive our lustful appetites, but at the same time have a good time them, as in "Once a Tramp, continuously . . . " and "Love in a Dish," which courses us down the trail to marital bliss through the family members eating desk. it truly is via this conscientiously selected choice, consisting of essays by no means earlier than accumulated in e-book shape, that we come upon Fisher's daring ardour for delicacies and an advent to her concept of what constitutes the scrumptious existence.

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