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 one in every 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 research that Fisher's palette was once not just good informed in gastronomical masterpieces, yet in life's most sensible pleasures besides. Love in a Dish . . . and different Culinary Delights by means of M.F.K. Fisher is a tutorial guide on tips to reside, consume, and love introduced jointly by means of prolific researcher and culinary fanatic Anne Zimmerman. With nice care she has chosen essays that typically forgive our lustful appetites, but concurrently have a good time them, as in "Once a Tramp, continually . . . " and "Love in a Dish," which courses us down the trail to marital bliss through the kin eating desk. it really is via this conscientiously selected choice, inclusive of essays by no means sooner than accrued in booklet shape, that we come upon Fisher's daring ardour for food and an creation to her suggestion of what constitutes the scrumptious existence.

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