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September 15, 2007

A Bookworm who loves ... grapefruit?

Zoomie Station, a three-month-old blog, springs from the kitchen of Zoomie, the nom de plume of a San Francisco-based career counselor who writes about lots of things: cooking, restaurants, tableware, weddings, books, her Beloved, and her great-grandmother's china, to name a few. Clearly her taste is eclectic -- the same probably can be said, thank goodness, about all of the Bookworms in the Pantry -- and her list of recommended food-related non-cookbooks  is unique: five books from a series of fifteen that's completely new to me (and how did I miss it?). Zoomie adds, "All are amusingly written by Michael Bond [the creator of Paddington Bear] and all feature the bumbling ex-Sureté-officer-turned-food-critic for a major French restaurant guide, Monsieur Pamplemousse, and his bloodhound, Pommes Frites. It's a funny and well written series and, as you might expect, features lots of descriptions of food and restaurants he's reviewing." Doesn't that sound like fun?

UPDATE. Zoomie recommended:

  • Monsieur Pamplemousse
  • Monsieur Pamplemousse and the French Solution
  • Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Militant Housewives
  • Monsieur Pamplemousse on Vacation
  • Monsieur Pamplemousse Hits the Headlines

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Comments

I hadn't heard of these either. Thanks for the recommendation, Zoomie.

Thanks for the recommendation. She has a fun blog!
You are always full of great tips.

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