Cooking for Mr. Latte: A Food Lover's Courtship, with
- Cooking for Mr. Latte: A Food Lover's Courtship, with Recipes
- Amanda Hesser
- 04 November 2017 Amanda Hesser
OK Life in the city, love, and unforgettable meals can a food writer find happiness with a man who has an empty refrigerator Amanda Hesser s irresistible book is the tale of a romance where food is the source of discovery, discord, and delight a story of universal desires good food, great company, and a mate At each stage of her courtship from her first date with Mr Latte a near disaster to her first uneasy dinner at his parents home, from intimate suppers in her Upper West Side apartment to his first attempt at cooking for her Amanda supplies menus for the meals they sharethan one hundred well balanced and well seasoned recipes that will leave you satisfied yet wantingWith warmth and honesty, Amanda shares her feasts and foibles, triumphs and near misses, tense encounters and good times in the kitchen and beyond Her humorous, sensuous tale leads us date by date, recipe by recipe, to a jubilant conclusion. A delightful read for any food lover Full of wonderful recipes Amanda Hesser writes a funny, enjoyable chronicle of her romance with Mr Latte.I read it about 13 years ago and decided I wanted it now for the recipes I highly recommend it Anyone who enjoys cooking and stories of personal experiences will very much enjoy this book Short chapters with recipes matching the experience so it is easy to pick up for a short read. A bit of a sense of humor plus recipes plus prose You really get a look inside the head of a food critic, and how she lives and thinks Amanda Hesser is such a gifted writer, and this book is really personal.