As Eve Petworth deals with the loss of her mother, she finds solace in cooking and reading. When she writes to Jack Cooper, a famous American writer, she is surprised to receive a direct response. As they write to each other, they share recipes and slowly reveal hardships in their lives. Jack is going through another divorce and Eve must mend a troubled relationship with her daughter. They both inspire each other to make changes in their lives and to live a life more fully – outside of the kitchen. When Jack suggests meeting in Paris, will Eve be bold enough to go?
This is a light and cozy read for anyone who loves to cook and who enjoys a good, old-fashioned love story that develops through handwritten letters.