An opening by famous food writer M.F.K. Fisher, who is known to describe food the way others describe sex, sets the tone for the journey through Sustenance and Desire. More of a love letter to food than a cookbook, this compilation of poems and prose pieces complemented by paintings by the editor, Bascove, is a great read for literary gourmets and food-loving couples alike, and thus it earned a spot on our list!
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