BITE SIZE DESSERTS
Carole Bloom (Wiley, 2009)
Even when I’m so full I can barely move, I often crave a sweet to officially conclude a meal. It doesn’t need to be much, perhaps two or three bites, or what my mother called a “cheek,” a subtle closure that compliments a cup of tea or espresso.
MUSTARD SEED MARKET AND CAFÉ NATURAL FOODS COOKBOOK
By Bev Shaffer
It’s always a pleasure to review books that tempt the palate or stretch the mind. However,
there is a downside. I do most of my reading in the evening, so if it’s compelling, I’ll stay
up much too late. I refuse to even consider a novel as I end up “writing” in my sleep.
And then there are the culinary books.