The Instant National Bestseller and #1 Indie Next Pick In the vein of the classic 84,Charing Cross Roadthis witty and tender novel is a sensuous experience of food and a deep friendship between two very different women in 1960s America. Two strangers. One recipe. A friendship for the ages. Creamy risotto alla Milanese. Mussels in a hotbuttery broth. Chicken spiced with cinnamon and cloves. Joan Bergstrom and Imogen Fortier understand the key to a savored lifeΓÇödelicious food. Young Joan is just discovering herself as a foodwriter in bustling Los Angeleswhile experienced columnist Imogen is settled in her decades-long marriage on Camano Island outside Seattle. When Joan sends a fan letter to Imogen with an enclosed packet of saffron and a recipetheir journey of culinary exploration and soul-deep friendship begins. A long-lost flavor surfaces buried memoriesand a quest to make carne asada opens the doors of a sheltered life. Into this beautifulintimate world comes the ultimate test of their friendshipand of their belief that food and love can sustain us during our darkest hours.
Love & Saffron
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