From Cassandra's list on cookbooks written by storytellers.
Aptly named, this is one of my most treasured cookbooks. Some folks may not know that the stylish and sophisticated horror movie legend, Vincent Price, was also a serious foodie. This book is more than just a cookbook, it’s a historical document, an art book, a memoir, a love story and a world adventure. Its beautifully and lovingly written and every recipe I’ve tried has been fantastic.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
"A collectible classic. With his cookbook in print again, Vincent Price lives on." — NPR
"The rare cookbook that is still relevant." — Zanne Early Stewart, former editor, Gourmet
"I think the recipes in this cookbook are classic and still resonate with Americans today." — Chef Thomas Keller, Per Se and Bouchon restaurants
"The Proust in all of us will relish the profiles of ghosts like Le Pavillon and the Forum of the Twelve Caesars in New York, the original La Pyramide in France and Bali in Amsterdam." — The New York Times
"Good cooking is where you find it,"…