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The School of Essential Ingredients

by Erica Bauermeister

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Eight students gather in Lillian's Restaurant every Monday night for cooking class. It soon becomes clear, however, that each one seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen as Chef Lillian, a woman whose connection with food is both soulful and exacting, helps them to create dishes whose flavor and techniques expand beyond the restaurant and into the secret corners of her students' lives.… (more)
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Ok read. ( )
  wincheryl | Jun 20, 2022 |
This was a really sweet book ( )
  Damiella | Aug 18, 2020 |
A feast for the senses. ( )
  WendyHinman | Aug 13, 2020 |
A simple joy to read. If you love character development, a dash of mystery, and a great story you will love this book. ( )
  Jolene.M | Jul 30, 2020 |
This books reminds me a bit of chocolate. Good bring the centerpiece. I loved the way food made the people feel. How it took in a life of its own. The setting and the characters were all pleasant. Makes me want to take a cooking class. ( )
  bnbookgirl | May 2, 2020 |
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Lillian loved best the moment before she turned on the lights.
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Eight students gather in Lillian's Restaurant every Monday night for cooking class. It soon becomes clear, however, that each one seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen as Chef Lillian, a woman whose connection with food is both soulful and exacting, helps them to create dishes whose flavor and techniques expand beyond the restaurant and into the secret corners of her students' lives.

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Once a month on a Monday night, eight students gather in Lillian's resturant for a cooking class. Among them is Claire, a young woman coming to terms with her new identity as a mother; Tom, a lawyer whose life has been overturned by loss; Antonia, an Italian kitchen designer adapting to life in America; and Carl and Helen, a long-married couple whose union contains surprises the rest of the class would never suspect. The students have come to learn the art behind Lillian's soulful dishes, but it soon becomes clear that each seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen. And, one by one, they are transformed by the aromas, flavors, and textures of what they create... (978-0-425-23209-5)
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