Finding Freedom : a Cook's Story : Remaking a Life from Scratch

Erin French
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Self-trained chef and restaurateur French shares her memoir about discovering the potential of food as a medium for artistic creation. French's journey is sometimes rocky, but her book is a poignant look at how food can be beautiful and healing. From scooping ice cream cones at her father's diner, to bringing fine dining and culinary adventure to rural Maine, her tale is rooted in food. French chases dreams, loses battles, and ultimately finds freedom. Vivid descriptions of ingredients and dishes balance heartbreak that brings the author to the brink of tears. French's path to success as a chef. finding her voice in the kitchen ultimately led to French finding her voice and strength in the rest of her life, which is a story that memoir fans will relish.