The Readable Feast has partnered with the Boston Public Library for a series of culinary author talks at the Newsfeed Cafe! Leigh Belanger is a food writer, editor, and recipe developer who has been enthusiastically cooking since she was a teenager. She studied gastronomy at Boston University and is the author of the Boston Homegrown Cookbook. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Culture magazine (where she was the food manager), the Boston Globe, Edible Boston, and other publications.…Find out more »
In this warm collection of personal essays and recipes, bestselling author ANN HOOD nourishes both our bodies and our souls. From her Italian-American childhood through raising and feeding a growing family and cooking with her new husband, food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a good meal. Growing up, she tasted love in her grandmother's tomato sauce and dreamed of her mother's special-occasion Fancy Lady Sandwiches. Later, the kitchen became the heart of Hood's own…Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.