Some people love to read about beautiful clothes. Some prefer detailed descriptions of an environment.
I love food. Food tells me more about a people (what’s available in the world they inhabit) and about a person (what comforts them when the world is upside down). I still remember reading about the feasts described in the Harry Potter books and the magical recipes that could alter moods in Like Water for Chocolate, a book of magical realism translated into dishes.
When I write a book, one of the elements I like to contemplate is, “What would my protagonist eat when they need comfort? When they have a moment to spend with friends? When they have to make do?
I want to share some of the recipes my characters crave depending on their moods and situations. And because I like alliterations almost as much as palindromes, I will share them on the fourth Friday of the month.