Nov 6, 2012

Book Teaser: The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB; choose sentences at random from your current read. Identify author and title for readers.

Title: The School of Essential Ingredients: A Novel
Author: Erica Bauermeister
Published January 5, 2010; Berkley Trade Paperback
Genre: women's fiction; Source: publisher

"You can see why it would be tempting to use a mix" - her eyes sparkled - "but then you'd lose out on all the lessons that baking a cake has to teach you." (p. 72)

Book description: A national bestseller about a chef, her students, and the lessons that food teaches about life.

Once a month, eight students gather in Lillian's restaurant for a cooking class. Among them is Claire, a young mother; Tom, a lawyer; Antonia, an Italian kitchen designer; and Carl and Helen, a long-married couple.

The students have come to learn the art behind Lillian's soulful dishes, but each seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen. Soon they are transformed by the aromas, flavors, and textures of what they create.

15 comments:

  1. This sounds VERY good...thanks. I love the cover too.

    My teaser is from THE GIRL ON THE CLIFF by Lucinda Riley.

    My teaser is below:

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2012/11/teaser-tuesday-1162012.html

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  2. I read this one a few years ago, and loved it. It was such an incredible read! So glad that you are getting the chance to enjoy it now!

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  3. hmmm. not my typical type of read. and i always use the mix. maybe that's why i'm in sales and not into baking!

    Trish - My Teaser

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  4. Great book, hope you are enjoying it.

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  5. Yes, I agree with the teaser. Very wise. :)

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  6. I like the sound of this one!

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  7. Super teaser! I'm pretty certain I'd enjoy this book.

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  8. I wish I was reading this for the first time again!

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  9. I'm getting this one. Great teaser!
    My Teaser is from SLIGHTLY CRACKED.

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  10. Having something handy to refer while cooking makes the dish more tasty. This book seems like a perfect example depicting it.

    Find The Best Italian Cookery Courses in London

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