Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

byLucy KnisleyIllustratorLucy Knisley

April 2, 2013|
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
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Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe—many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy's original inventions.

A welcome read for anyone who ever felt more passion for a sandwich than is strictly speaking proper, Relish is a graphic novel for our time: it invites the reader to celebrate food as a connection to our bodies and a connection to the earth, rather than an enemy, a compulsion, or a consumer product.

A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
An NPR Best Book of 2013

Lucy Knisley was born in New York City, raised in Rhinebeck, NY, and educated in Chicago. She has come home to roost in a tiny apartment in Manhattan, where she can be closer to her mom's cooking. Her comics about life, food, travel and her adventures have gained her a devoted audience on the Internet, and she is now doing food comics...
Title:Relish: My Life in the Kitchen
Product dimensions:176 pages, 8.45 X 6.1 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.45 X 6.1 X 0.6 in
Published:April 2, 2013
Publisher:first second
ISBN - 13:9781596436237

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