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Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen von Erin French

Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen Erin French

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Zusammenfassung

FINDING FREEDOM IN THE LOST KITCHEN is Erin French's rollercoaster memoir about her struggle to follow her dream and bring joy to people through food.

Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen Zusammenfassung

Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen Erin French

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Erin French, owner and chef of the critically acclaimed The Lost Kitchen, comes a life-affirming memoir about survival, renewal and the pleasure of bringing joy to people through food.


Erin French grew up barefoot on a farm, fell in love with food as a teenager working the line at her dad's diner and found her calling as a professional chef at her tiny restaurant The Lost Kitchen, tucked into a 19th-century mill-now a world-renowned dining destination.

In Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen, Erin tells her story of multiple rock-bottoms, from medical student to pregnant teen, of survival as a jobless single mother, of pills that promised release but delivered addiction, of a man who seemed to offer salvation but ripped away her very sense of self. And of her son who became her guiding light as she slowly rebuilt her personal and culinary life around the solace she found in food-as a source of comfort, a sense of place, as a way of creating community and making something of herself, despite seemingly impossible odds.

Set against the backdrop of rural Maine and its lushly intense, bountiful seasons, Erin French's rollercoaster memoir reveals struggles that have taken every ounce of her strength to overcome, and the passion and courage behind the fairytale success of The Lost Kitchen.

'Women everywhere will respond to Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen, a story of the triumph of true passion against all odds. With grit, honesty, and lyrical writing, Erin French takes us on her journey: working the line at her father's diner, surviving addiction, toxic relationships, raising her son as a single mother, to finally re-inventing herself as a renowned chef and restaurateur. Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen is a wild ride, one you won't soon forget.
Stephanie Danler, bestselling author of Sweetbitter and Stray

Erin and I grew up in very different kitchens (an American diner; Chez Panisse), but I recognized so much in her experience: the intimacy and immediacy of a restaurant-as-second-home; the sounds and smells of cooking; the pleasure of bringing joy to people through food. Erin's story is a gritty, sensuous, honest story of finding her own path with the pursuit of good food as her bellwether.'
Fanny Singer, author of Always Home

'With extraordinary honesty and humour, Erin French's incredible memoir takes us on a profoundly personal journey through her highest highs and her lowest lows. It was her love of cooking and bringing people joy that gave her the strength to build the life she'd always dreamed of. I'll never forget this book and neither will you.'
Ina Garten

'Erin French is a talented chef, a successful entrepreneur, a beautiful young woman, and a passionate promoter of living the 'good life.' This book chronicles the incredible ups, and relatable downs, of building a life.'
Martha Stewart

'Erin is an overcomer and a risk-taker. She's the kind of person who, when faced with a setback, pushes forward and makes beauty out of hardship. Her story is full of passion and courage, and when you read this book, you will walk away feeling inspired and encouraged in your own life.'
Joanna Gaines, Co-Founder, Magnolia

Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen Bewertungen

'A master chef and owner of the destination restaurant The Lost Kitchen, in Freedom, Maine, French overcame addiction and grueling hardship on her way to success. Her memoir tells all.'

* ?New York Times *
Readers will root for French and will be fascinated by her efforts at survival, redemption, and rejuvenation. Notably heavier on insight and lighter on hubris than the average chef memoir, this will speak to both the brokenhearted and those with kitchen dreams of their own.

* Publishers Weekly *
It is a terrific book. I couldn't put it down... Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen is a page-turning, tear-provoking recollection of a life that was anything but perfect...Talk about a story of resilience...Erin French is a life force, a magnet and a mirror for others.

* HARRY SMITH, NBC Today Show *

Über Erin French

Erin French is the owner and chef of The Lost Kitchen, a 40-seat restaurant in Freedom, Maine, that was recently named one of the World's Greatest Places by TIME Magazine. Booking is by postcard ballot on the first day of spring with over 20,000 postcards received last season. Erin French has written for The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living and The Wall Street Journal. Her first book, The Lost Kitchen Cookbook, was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award and named one of the best 2017 cookbooks by The Washington Post and Vogue. Erin French will host The Lost Kitchen TV show on Joanna and Chip Gaines' new television network, the Magnolia Network, launching in March 2021.

Zusätzliche Informationen

GOR011352571
9780711265332
071126533X
Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen Erin French
Gebraucht - Sehr Gut
Gebundene Ausgabe
Aurum Press
20210504
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