Food and books make a great pairing, and some authors know how to do it right. Louise Miller writes charming fiction filled with community and cooking, starting with her debut, The City Baker's Guide to Country Living. (Another piece of apple pie, please!) My book club read and discussed Louise's first book, and one of our members even baked Louise's delicious cookies. As it turns out Louise Miller is not only an author. She's also a pastry chef. In her latest book,The Late B
It makes sense that reading and eating go together. Both can be passions, both feed our souls, both go well with wine. TENDER AT THE BONE, a memoir of recipes and stories, by Ruth Reichl, is the second book in the past year my book club has read that was written by a professional chef. (THE CITY BAKER'S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING, a charming and heartwarming novel by pastry chef Louise Miller, was the other.) These sorts of books make good book club books because, well, recipes.