Love and Sweet Food: A Culinary Memoir Hardcover – Sep 21 2004
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Love and Sweet Food: A Culinary Memoir is equal in literary stature to his many previous prize-winning works. (The Gourmet Cookbook)
...not just a cookbook... a beguiling book filled with the colour, textures and flavours of the West Indies, served up with a side dish of Barbadian history and politics. (Owen Sound Sun Times)
Teeming with life and humour, Love and Sweet Food reminds us how important it is to cook and eat together... (Georgia Straight)
...a delectable read... (Monday Magazine)
... Clarke has a masterful way of bringing about a sense of place with colourful details and a passionate voice (National Post)
About the Author
Austin Clarke is one of Canada’s foremost authors, whose work includes ten novels, six short-story collections, and three memoirs. His novel The Polished Hoe won the 2002 Giller Prize. Clarke is a member of the Order of Canada, holds four honorary doctorates, and has been awarded the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the W.O. Mitchell Prize, and the Casa de las Américas Prize, among others. In his fifty-year career, he has worked as a journalist, a professor, and a cultural attaché in Washington D.C., while publishing acclaimed fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. He lives in Toronto.