Experience the exciting and heartwarming world of the March sisters and Little Women right in your own kitchen.
Here at last is the first cookbook to celebrate the scrumptious and comforting foods that play a prominent role in Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women. If your family includes a Little Women fan, or if you yourself are one, with this book you can keep the magic and wonder of the beloved tale alive for years to come. Do you wonder what makes the characters so excited to make—and eat!—sweets and desserts like the exotically named Blancmange or the mysterious Bonbons with Mottoes, along with favorites like Apple Turnovers, Plum Pudding, and Gingerbread Cake? Find out for yourself with over 50 easy-to-make recipes for these delectable treats and more, all updated for the modern kitchen.
From Hannah’s Pounded Potatoes to Amy’s Picnic Lemonade, from the charming Chocolate Drop Cookies that Professor Bhaer always offers to Meg’s twins to hearty dinners that Hannah and Marmee encourage the March sisters to learn to make, you’ll find an abundance of delicious teatime drinks and snacks, plus breakfasts, brunches, lunches, suppers, and desserts. Featuring full-color photos, evocative illustrations, fun and uplifting quotes from the novel, and anecdotes about Louisa May Alcott, this is a book that any Little Women fan will love to have.
About the Author
Wini Moranville has worked as a professional food and wine writer and restaurant reviewer for leading magazines, newspapers, and websites for more than 25 years. She has spent more than twenty summers living and cooking in France, in Paris as well as in the cities and villages of the provinces, often in the kitchens of the French home cooks she has befriended over the years. When not in France, she lives with her husband, David Wolf, in Des Moines, and writes and blogs about French cooking and other topics at www.winimoranville.com. She is currently at work on a culinary memoir titled Cheap Wine in the Open Air: Reflections on What Truly Matters at the Table.
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Good Wives, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys. Raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s.
"The Little Women Cookbook by Wini Moranville is a must-have for fans of the classic Louisa May Alcott series. The book contains simple recipes that are inspired by the food in the books. There are cute illustrations and quotes from the stories to accompany the instructions."—The Candid Cover blog
"The perfect gift for any Little Women fan."—Girls That Create blog
Finalist, Ten Best Cookbooks of the Year for 2019—Goodreads Choice Awards 2019