Book Review: Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

This is the first book I’ve reviewed here that isn’t fiction. This is the first memoir that I have picked up and read cover-to-cover in some time, and I am glad I did. Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson is a tale of food, ambition, and identity. The first time I had heard of Marcus SamuelssonContinue reading “Book Review: Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson”

Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book About Food, Eating, or Cooking

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world. This week we are looking at books themed around food. Eating food, cooking, baking, any activity that involves food. For this week, I chose Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.Continue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book About Food, Eating, or Cooking”

Book Style // Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

One of the best books that I have read this year is Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal. This book tells the story of a chef on the rise through the lens of different ingredients that have shaped her. When we would get little glimpses of Eva I could really picture herContinue reading “Book Style // Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal”

Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

This debut novel has probably the most misleading title ever. Kitchens of the Great Midwest is my local bookstore’s selection for the month. At first, based on the title I thought that this was a memoir, cookbook, or another genre of non-fiction, but then I found out that it was a novel and I was veryContinue reading “Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal”