Manage episode 304667006 series 2080260
First up: A food writer's reflection on loss and grief—and the untold power of a mother-knows-best birthday cake.
"I think food can serve so many important functions, specifically in grief. It is a way to nourish us, physically nourish us, at a time when we are just feeling so weak and so sad and so, maybe incapable of nourishing ourselves well." —Lisa Ruland
Referenced in this episode:
- A Chocolate Cake That Celebrates Mothers—Lost & Found (Food52)
- Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting recipe
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