This is the second book that I have read by Chef Q. As with the first, I can highly recommend this one also. The book is as advertised, a collection of recipes, and short stories about them, that will warm your bellies this winter. Very easy to follow, great photography, and delicious! I immediately tried the French onion soup recipe, and it was so good that I had to make it again a week later. When it gets a bit colder, I'm looking forward to trying the "traditional hot chocolate". It looks absolutely decadent. (I received an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review).