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This book will make a marvelous gift for anyone who enjoys both good recipes and cultural richness!
The author writes about her pilgrimage to sample the foods made by monks and nuns in contemplative monasteries.
An array of delicious receipes with wonderful information about the Monasteries that inspired the receipes.
No pictures! There are a few drawings, but not a single photo in the whole book. I wish the author had held out for a publishing deal that included artwork, it seems such a shame... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Galer B. Barnes
This book, a pound of fruitcake from a monastery
with cup and coffee to match...
when one runs out of fruitcake and coffee... Read more
its ok just ok
i thought it would be more spiritual and healing and more informative but it wasnt
i learned more about this kind of cooking in bar tending school... Read more
I would have loved to have done the research for this book! The author covers foods made at convents and monasteries around the world. Read morePublished on December 7, 2010 by Neill M. Caldwell
recipes are great, illustrations are wonderful, and it's educational too. also, a section dedicated to cooking and drinking with Chartreuse!
A Taste of Heaven is a guide to food and drink made by monks and nuns in Europe and in the US. But this is more than a cookbook with some wonderful and wonderfully exotic recipes. Read morePublished on March 31, 2010 by Agnes in Rehoboth
As I read A Taste of Heaven I felt as if I were transported to each location described. Madeline gives a peak into an otherwise 'secret' yet simple lifestyle. Read morePublished on March 17, 2010 by Christin360