Food and Drink
Review:A memoir about a person split between two cultures--Jordan (her father) and America (her mother), largely revolving around food and how it relates to her, her family, and both cultures.
I never get sick of foodie memoirs, and also books (both fiction and non-fiction) about culture clash. The author feels pulled in two directions throughout the book, and lives in both Jordan and the US for periods of time.
Food is fundamental. Food is family, entertainment, and culture here. Food is... Read more
Review:“Don’t Eat This Book”, by Morgan Spurlock, is a very informative book designed to open your eyes about the harrowing acts of the fast food industry. Although sometimes repetitive, it is a good read and I would recommend it to anyone, especially those who regularly gorge on fast food.
Morgan Spurlock has single-handedly changed my diet and improved my health in a positive way. Prior to reading this book I was already eating relatively well but the book really grounded my ideas on nutrition an... Read more
Review:This should be more aptly titled "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures of a Self-indulgent Arsehole."
PS: If you still decide to pick this up, do yourself a favour and avoid the audiobook. Read more
Review:I must be the wrong audience for this allegedly hilarious tale of two warring expats in Italy. I even tried Fernet Branca recently, and though I usually love bitterness, I found it truly revolting. I've read about half the book but from this point on you can all enjoy it without me. Read more