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Escape to Italy with this sumptuous story of secrets and friendships under Mediterranean skies. A recipe for life should be a simple thing: love and happiness, family, friends and a little food. But life is rarely straightforward... Alice wants to make the most of life - after all, she knows how fragile it can be - and knows she never feels more alive than when she's cooking. Babetta has spent a lifetime tending the garden of her tiny house on the Italian coast, growing food to feed a family now grown and gone. One summer these two women are brought together in a crumbling Mediterranean villa, with the shared language of food and the soil they grow it from. There, under the heat of the Italian sun, or the shade of the pomegranate tree, secrets will be spoken, fears and hopes shared. But life's lessons are not learnt easily. RECIPE FOR LIFE is a novel about discovering how life never stops surprising us, and about how, with a little love and courage, its flavours can be richer than we ever imagined.

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Recipe for Life
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Easy. feel Good Read
April 12th, 2015
A lovely well scripted story that is easy to read. A hard to put down book. A journey through a woman's life both in he UK and Italy. A taste of food and life.
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Country side
April 12th, 2015
Mother gave me this book to read as I love reading and my experimenting gardens. I couldn't put it down as the way it molded and everyone came together in Italy area.
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