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Food Memoirs

Why I Became a Caterer

Chef Rossi | Posted 11.02.2015 | Taste
Chef Rossi

A lot of folks ask, "Chef Rossi, why did you become a caterer?" I have three answers. The first answer: I was a bartender in another life, one of t...

The Best Travel Memoirs For Food Fans

Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

By Nathan Rostron for Food and travel have always made for a delicious combination in a book, fueling dreams of spectacular vacations -...

Mom Not Dead Yet? 7 Reasons to Write Your Memoir Anyway

Candace Walsh | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
Candace Walsh

When I shared that my mother banned me from her birthday after reading my memoir, friends piped up with variations of this sentiment: "That's why I'm waiting until my mother dies to write my memoir."As a result, I came up with seven reasons not to wait.

The Place Where Lost Things Go

Shannon Daniels | Posted 06.06.2012 | Teen
Shannon Daniels

I just sit there, letting the warmth of the tea seep in between my fingers, and think about all the recipes, the stories, I've made and have yet to make.

Considering Those Lobsters, and Getting Hungry Like Hemingway

Anna King | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Anna King

Gabrielle Hamilton's simple descriptions of enjoying salty cheese and a warm salted potato in Amsterdam have the same effect as Hemingway's descriptions of Parisian beer and potato salad: They make you hungry.

An Awe-Inspiring Food Memoir Workshop With Julie Powell

Larissa Heron | Posted 05.10.2012 | Teen
Larissa Heron

For 365 days, Julie blogged about her experience cooking 524 recipes of Julia Child's. By the end of her flavorful adventure, she had created a true work of art.