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Bibimbap

In the novel, The Island of the Sea Women, the haeyno on Jeju were famous for their ability to catch abalone and octopus. Since I don’t care for either of […]

Civil War Molasses Cookies

The novel, Sunflower Sisters takes place during the American Civil War. There is one scene where the Woolsey sisters give molasses cookies to the soldiers. This recipe for molasses cookies […]

Strawberry Sponge Cake

Much of the story of Becoming Mrs. Lewis takes place in England. Legend has it that Queen Victoria loved to have a simple sponge cake with jam and fresh fruit […]

Strawberry Muffins

The novel The Eyre Affair takes place in a very different type of England. There is no mention of The Queen, which made me a little sad to think of […]

Latkes

The co-author (and Meadow’s father) of the book Why Meadow Died is Jewish. To honor the Pollack family, my dear friend, and frequent guest reviewer, Clemence decided to make latkes. […]