COOKING THE BOOKS BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Spaces Available: 7
Relish Cooking Studio & Words Worth Books are “Cooking The Books” again. We’ve put a fun and delicious twist on a book club by combining it with a cooking class series.
Members meet on the third Tuesday of January, February and March to discuss the book selection and cook a dish from each story based on the book’s theme. Guided discussion is lead by Nicole Duquette from Words Worth Books and cooking class by Donna-Marie Pye from Relish Cooking Studio. Join us for this fun and tasty series! Price includes 3 books, 3 cooking classes and guided discussions. (All events take place at Relish Cooking Studio.)
GIFT CARD REDEMPTION: If you received a gift card and would like to redeem it for this event, please call us or email us with your Gift Certificate number (519) 954-8772. Gift certificates cannot be redeemed through our online registration program.
Tuesday January 17 | Relish: My Life In The Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe?many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy's original inventions.
Tuesday February 21 | Man by Kim Thuy
Mãn has three mothers: the one who gives birth to her in wartime, the nun who plucks her from a vegetable garden, and her beloved Maman, who becomes a spy to survive. Seeking security for her grown daughter, Maman finds Mãn a husband--a lonely Vietnamese restaurateur who lives in Montreal. Thrown into a new world, Mãn discovers her natural talent as a chef but when she encounters a married chef in Paris, everything changes in the instant of a fleeting touch, and Mãn discovers the all-encompassing obsession and ever-present dangers of a love affair.
Tuesday March 21 | Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
The amazing power and truth of the Rapunzel fairy tale comes alive for the first time in this breathtaking tale of desire, black magic and the redemptive power of love.