Hachette New Zealand
In the sun-drenched Sicilian hills, four women learn the lessons of a lifetime at the Food of Love Cookery School.
In a remote Sicilian mountain town, four women arrive at a cookery school, each at a turning point in their lives.
Moll is a foodie and an exhausted working mum on the holiday of a lifetime. Tricia, a top London lawyer, is taking a break from the demands of her job and her family. Valerie, consumed by grief following the death of her partner, is trying to figure out how to live a life without him. And recently divorced Poppy has come to Sicily to learn about the place where her grandfather was born before emigrating to Australia.
Luca Amore runs the school, using the recipes passed down to him by generations of Amore women. He expects this course to be much like all the others, but as sparks fly, friendships are made and secrets are shared. And for each of them nothing will ever be the same.
Luca teaches cookery to tourists in the Sicilian mountains. When a group of four friends arrive, all at different stages in their lives, he will fall for one of them. Who will it be? Great beach read! - ESSENTIALS
RECIPE FOR LIFE pulls off the rare trick of being both gritty and lyrical, heartrending and compelling. A novel about how easy it is to become an observer in your own life, and the joy of learning to live again. It also made me very hungry! - JOJO MOYES
A page-turner combining the missed chances of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN with the foodie pleasures of CHOCOLAT - EVE
A lovely read ... with a genuine heart and true observation - ELIZABETH BUCHAN
Nicky Pellegrino was born in Liverpool and spent childhood holidays staying with her father's family in southern Italy. When she started writing fiction, it was the memories of those summers in Italy that came flooding back and flavoured her stories.
Nicky now lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her husband, dogs and horses. A former magazine editor, she combines work as a freelance journalist with writing number one bestselling novels, including Under Italian Skies, A Dream Of Italy and A Year At Hotel Gondola. Her books sell around the world and have been translated into numerous languages.