When writers weave magic with their words, we can actually taste a dish or inhale an aroma they describe.
So for all you book and food lovers out there, SOSCuisine has compiled its top 5 best food novels.
Joanne Harris, 1999
The theme and finesse of this first volume in the trilogy will satisfy your sweet tooth. Its tale revolves around the arrival of Vianne Rocher and her daughter in Lansquenet, a peaceful and conservative little French village. The locals are quickly intrigued by th...
Back from her first trip to Italy, my friend Susan was puzzled that she could not find there any of her favourite “Italian” dishes, such as “Pepperoni Pizza” or “Spaghetti with Meatballs” and asked me for an explanation.
My take is that when the first waves of Italian immigrants arrived in North-America from Southern Italy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they couldn’t find the right produce, good-quality olive oil, pasta, or arborio rice, that...