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Food Fiction: Delicious Flavor-Filled Stories and Cookbooks with a Fictional Twist

Food fiction evokes emotions along with delicious flavors and stories. Past favorites in the genre include LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE, THE SCHOOL OF ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS and CHOCOLAT. Happily, many new food-themed mysteries and romances have been released recently or are coming out soon. This taste-tempting bookshelf (which was so much fun to build) includes a series about a White House chef, coffeehouse creations, catering, wedding cakes and more. Popular fiction authors are adding short stories to cookbooks, and other titles suggest what foods to pair with which reads. Best of all, reading these books adds no calories! We hope you enjoy this sampling of sweet and savory reads.

Curated by Amy Alessio

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