Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
'Magnificent' Anthony Bourdain
A sharply crafted and unflinchingly honest memoir. This is a rollicking, passionate story of food, purpose and family.
Blood, Bones & Butterfollows 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.
'Evocative...dazzling...beautifully written' New York Times
Perfect for fans of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cindywho - www.librarything.com
I loved the parts about food and childhood and setting up her restaurant, but cringed at her bad relationships and marriage. I usually have trouble with the narcissism of memoirs and by the end, it had started to overshadow the good parts. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xntrek - LibraryThing
An interesting and enjoyable read. I had no expectations going into this book, knowing neither the author nor having read anything about her or her past. Simply put, I was seeking gastroliterature and ... Read full review
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Blood, Bones and Butter: The inadvertent education of a reluctant chef
No preview available - 2011