Where’s my Room? Food Wars Vol 2

Soma finds himself relegated to the farthest dorm on Campus (Polaris) in Food Wars Vol 2. The dormitory is run by an elderly woman (best described in the book, itself, as a crone) who challenges him to cooking something for her. As he had not been told about this ‘audition,’ he had no ingredients, so Soma must be inventive with what is on hand.

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Top (Model) Chef: Love, Loss, and What We Ate by Padma Lakshmi

You may know Padma as that willowy model from the runway, or from her marriage to Salman Rushdie, or from her high-profile show, Top Chef. Whatever the way you know her, Lakshmi’s memoir Love, Loss and What We Ate details her lifelong love affair with nourishment.

Lakshmi goes into detail about all manner of things,

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