The New York Times
Her memories are vividly rendered, infused with piquant tastes and smells....Nostalgia for the Egypt of Rossant's childhood pervades this charming book.Chicago Tribune
[Y]ou'll find vicarious pleasure in reading about this gourmet's life.Daily News
(New York) [E]ngrossing not just for its lovely style of writing but because Rossant's life has been so unusual and interesting. And getting the recipes for some of the dishes she reminisces about is an added bonus!
Alice Waters This is the kind of writing about food that stimulates your senses and connects you to the important traditions of the table....I am enchanted by this memoir.
About the Author
Colette Rossant is a James Beard Award-nominated journalist and the author of eight cookbooks and the memoir Return to Paris. She lives with her husband in New York City.