Of Love and Cooking: Jorge Amado’s Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1966)

Dear readers, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands is not for the abstinent: detailed recipes of luxurious Brazilian food, interspersed with carnivalesque descriptions of love scenes and frequent complaints about an excessive absence of sex with the beloved one, spice up the life of Dona Flor dos Guimarães (or Florípedes Paiva Madureira, after her second husband). I already know what is swirling around in your … Continue reading Of Love and Cooking: Jorge Amado’s Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1966)