Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen
Publish date: June 1st 2000
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Biography Memoir
, Food Writing
A lovely and often funny offering in the genre of memoirs/essays wrapped around food and recipes. However, it's a great before bedtime read since each chapter is a single piece. Colwin wrote these for food magazines, such as Gormet, from the 70s to the 90s. While some of her recipes will seem old-fa...
There is no better hangover cure than diet coke and Laurie Colwin.
I haven't run across much food writing that can make me laugh out loud, but this book did just that. These are chatty, revelatory, often humorous essays on cooking, entertaining, and domestic life in general. Colwin's approach is warm and accessible. You need not be a cook to enjoy the book, but it...