The Art of Eating

Recommended by Ruth Reichl, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #78 in Food, Ranked #88 in Cooking

This book is the essence of M.F.K. Fisher, whose wit and fulsome opinions on food and those who produce it, comment upon it, and consume it are as apt today as they were several decades ago, when she composed them. Why did she choose food and hunger she was asked, and she replied, 'When I write about hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth, and the love of it . . . and then the warmth and richness and fine reality of hunger satisfied. less

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Ruth Reichl MFK Fisher had this epiphany when she went as a young bride to France and discovered food and brought that back to America. (Source)

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