It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the
course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha
Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every
country in the world.
As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak
that came with it, Martin became more determined
than ever to ;nd peace and elevate her life through
the prism of food and world cultures. From the tiny,
makeshi; kitchen of her eccentric, creative mother
to a string of foster homes to the house from which
she launches her own cooking adventure, Martin’s
heartfelt, brutally honest memoir reveals the power
of cooking to bond, to empower, and to heal—and
celebrates the simple truth that happiness is created
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SASHA MARTIN is an award-winning writer who
spent almost four years cooking her way around the
world. Her work has been featured on NPR and in
Bon Appétit and The Huffington Post, and her website,
globaltableadventure.com, is a go-to hub for foodies
around the world.
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“Life From Scratch is an unconventional
love story . . . Be prepared to be changed as
you experience Sasha’s journey for yourself.”
—Chris Guillebeau, Author of ;e Happiness of Pursuit