Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
Blood, Bones & Butter follows the chef Gabrielle Hamilton's extraordinary journey through the places she has inhabited over the years: the rural kitchen of her childhood, where her adored mother stood over the six-burner with wooden spoon in hand; the kitchens of France, Greece, and Turkey, where she was often fed by complete strangers and learned the essence of hospitality; and the kitchen of her beloved Italian mother-in-law, who serves as the link between Hamilton's idyllic past and her own future family.
Unflinchingly honest, moving, beautifully crafted and funny, this is a rollicking, passionate story of food, purpose and family.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
Easily the best restaurant memoir I've read yet. Gabrielle had an odd upbringing with a casual artistic father and a French ex-ballerina for a mother. They raised their large brood in a farmhouse far ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - marshapetry - LibraryThing
I saw the 4 stars rated for this book and thought I'd give it a shot - wow, I don't know what makes me so different but I really disliked this book. It is written decently in that all the sentences ... Read full review
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Blood, Bones and Butter: The inadvertent education of a reluctant chef
No preview available - 2011