Nothing like a foodie book to make you want to cook more! Grains of paradise? Sure thing. I'm tempted to copy some of the recipes into the blog to share with all.
Well written journal interspersed with recipes for the food lover. I originally found Ms. Hesser thru an article in the New Yorker (I think) for food to bring on a plane-- that essay is also in this book. Mouth watering, and interesting perspective on other foodies (Steingarten, etc).
sub=A Food Lover's Courtship, with Recipes