Eat Your Heart Out: Love Stories from Around the World
In a world of hate, let's serve up some love . . . Peta Mathias has encountered many a lovelorn tale on her gastronomic travels around the world. Searching further, she has unearthed more stories - the heart-warming and heart-rending, the passionate and poignant, the macabre and merry - and in these retellings brings them all to life. With her characteristic wit and colour, she also dishes up many of the ingredients of love- * intriguing courtship rituals, such as bundling and the apple slice dance; * poetry penned by those with their own stories to tell; * and, of course, romantic recipes, purported aphrodisiacs and alluring delicacies. Entertaining, hilarious and informative, this book is a smorgasbord of love.