Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with Recipes) by Luisa Weiss

I have followed the blog “The Wednesday Chef” for about a year now. I found it interesting and appealing, hence when the author Luisa Weiss published her book, My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with Recipes), I wanted to read it.

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Book Review: Day of Honey – A Memoir of Food, Love and War by Annia Ciezadlo

While the book: Day of Honey, starts a little bit scattered, Annia Ciezadlo manages to bring it all together to an attractive memoir. It is divided in five parts the first starts in New York and speaks about her roots, the second one is about her “honeymoon” in Baghdad, the three other parts could be grouped into one and speak of her life experience and “adventures” in Lebanon and particularly in (West) Beirut. The book ends with an Epilogue and acknowledgements, and is pigmented with a selection of recipes before she finishes with a glossary, bibliography and an index.

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Book Review: 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker by Lynn Alley

Here it is, my first book review. I will try to give as much information about the book I am sharing: 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker by Lynn Alley.  You can buy it used, like I did, for a very reasonable price.

The book is a really small one, it looks more like a manual, it has an attractive cover picture that inspired my photos for the recipe I chose to make from it.

The book as it announces clearly in the title, deals with soups, more specifically slow cooker prepared vegetarian soups.

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