Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie by Robin Gourley*

A Story About Edna Lewis
Edna Lewis eventually became a well-known chef who insisted on utilizing fresh ingredients.
This book relates how her mother and extended family influenced her adult philosophies about cooking and food.
The reader witnesses Edna and her family for entire year as they gather fruit and vegetables and nuts in season.  Edna and her family call out different dishes they plan to make for dinner as they harvest.  Don't read this book when you are hungry!!
Ms. Gourley includes delightful garden lore and rhymes throughout the book which were from either her childhood or American folk tradition.
Several recipes from Edna Lewis are included in the back.
-Borrowed from the library.
*Highly recommend.

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