"Kelby's prose fits her subject, lusciously rich as the truffles and foie gras that dominate Escoffier's recipes, but sensory overload eventually sets in."
From Kelby (Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill
, 2008, etc.), a fictional biography of the pioneering French chef Auguste Escoffier full of luscious details about his methods, both of cooking and seduction.
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