There is a genre which combines memoir writing with recipes or food-related experiences. This is called a Foodoir. Do you have a foodoir to write?
DL: When I sent a call out for vignettes on diversity, I had not thought of intra-psychic diversity but here came a piece from Sue Lebel Young based on this very modality! Sue is a long time subscriber to this e-newsletter. Here is her post answering “how to write different parts of myself in my memoir.”
I have a book about my struggle with and eventual freedom from what I am calling FOOD FRENZY. The book is called FOOD FIX: OLD NOURISHMENT FOR NEW HUNGERS.
How to Write Different Parts of Myself in My Memoir Can Be Interesting
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The continuing popularity of books about food and cookery is well demonstrated by the vast range available—just look along the cookery and food shelves in any bookshop or at the long lists available online. Many are collections of recipes by well-known chefs and bakers, but there is also another genre which combines memoir writing with recipes or food-related experiences. [Free Membership required to read more. See below. ]