A Gothic Cookbook

By Ella Buchan and Alessandra Pino, with illustrations by Lee Henry

A feast for the senses: an illustrated cookbook inspired by classic and contemporary Gothic texts.

Friday, 28 April 2023

An invited guest: introducing our foreword writer

Some exciting news… The fabulous Leone Ross has agreed to write the foreword to A Gothic Cookbook.

Leone’s novel, This One Sky Day, was long-listed for the Women’s Prize For Fiction in 2022. Like much of her writing, it weaves magical realism with Gothic elements and the supernatural. More importantly, food is central to the plot.

There’s a troubled chef, a local delicacy featuring butterflies, a complex connection between sensuality and the edible...

In other words, this is a match made in heaven. (Leone has even penned a deliciously dark short story entitled The Woman Who Lived in a Restaurant.)

We’re thrilled that she'll be the opening act for our cookbook, and can’t wait to read her wonderful words.

In the meantime, we’re a weasel's whisker away from completing our manuscript, with just the final (final) recipe tests left to complete – we’ll be back with an update on that very soon.

Gothically yours,

Allie, Ella & Lee

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Nicola Greer
 Nicola Greer says:

Could we have an update on timescales please

posted 18th May 2023

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