Cat Cora is known for being the first female Iron Chef, but this memoir (written with Karen Karbo) offers a heartfelt and compelling account of her whole life and the hardships she faced on her path to Michelin-starred success and culinary fame.
Posts on August 2016
from Lost in the Stacks
I’ve always taken my brothers’ advice very seriously, and my college years were no exception. When they said visit your professors during office hours, I wrote up my questions and visited most of my professors at least once. When they said to live in a coop, I donned by Birkenstocks and joined an 11-member house, always cleaning the bathrooms when it was my turn. And when they said to study abroad, I moved to Spain for 4 months...
Are you living in an apartment for the first time and wondering what to fix for dinner? Come to the library for cookbooks geared to college students or novice chefs.
Jade Dragon Mountain is a beautifully-written mystery set in 18th century China. Exiled imperial librarian Li Du investigates the murder of a Jesuit astronomer in a city on the border between China and Tibet.