Books I Want
The Bear and the Nightingale a book by Katherine Arden
“The Bear and the Nightingale is an enchanting mix of fairy tale, fantasy, and historical fiction set in medieval Russia. Vasya, the last daughter of Pyotr and Marina, is different from the others in her village, destined to be like her grandmother and gifted with powers by birthright. Caught in the conflict between the old spirits and the new religion, Vasya must do everything in her power to save her family and village.” Jennifer Steele, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI
Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer
Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer by Andy King -"There’s nothing like warm homemade bread with melting butter... Andy and Jackie King show you how to create artisan loaves in your own home, using your own two hands – no machine or mixer necessary. You’ll learn the Four-Fold technique, a key to making excellent bread at home and how to develop your own sourdough culture."
A Mouthful of Stars: "Shoot for the moon and while you’re up there, don’t forget to try the stars. A Mouthful of Stars is Kim Sunee’s collection of 80 recipes and cooking discoveries. You’ll find everything from Tuscan crostini di fegatini and Louisiana dirty rice to South Korean and French favorites from the ten years she spent eating and cooking in Provence and Paris. In addition to the recipes, Kim shares tales of adventure and poetry, as well as food and location photos."
A Change of Appetite
A Change of Appetite by Diana Henry - From a Cambodian salad of shrimps, grapefruit, toasted coconut, and mint or North African mackerel with cumin to blood orange and cardamom sorbet, the magical dishes in this book are bursting with flavor, with goodness and with color - less meat and heavy food, more vegetable-, fish-, and grain-based dishes.