Author(s): Paullina Simons
Love, passion, food - the essential ingredients in TATIANA'S TABLE, from the bestselling author of THE BRONZE HORSEMAN, THE BRIDGE TO HOLY CROSS and THE SUMMER GARDEN. In her internationally bestselling trilogy, Paullina Simons introduced Tatiana Metanova, one of the most remarkable heroines in contemporary fiction. The unforgettable story of her lifelong love affair with American soldier Alexander Barrington has warmed and broken hearts across the globe. Now comes the final, delicious chapter: a collection of Tatiana's favourite recipes, the first truly epic cookbook, which spans the second half of the twentieth century and two continents, through times of war, times of famine, times of peace, and times of plenty. Here are delectable peeks into the life and love of Tatiana and Alexander as well as their children and grandchildren. From traditional Russian cuisine to American staples, to exotic dishes with international flair, Tatiana's Table is full of twists and turns to delight readers and food lovers everywhere. First published 2007.
'To read Paullina Simons is to risk being moved to tears both of sorrow and joy, and not always separately.' Good Reading Magazine THE BRONZE HORSEMAN 'This is a story that grabs you from the first and doesn't let go at the last. Superb.' Weekend THE BRIDGE TO HOLY CROSS 'The love story of Tatiana and Alexander is an epic, a triumph against all odds' Manly Daily 'There is substance behind the romantic love story; a strong sense of compassion for her fellow Russians who lived bravely through protracted grim times.' The Age THE SUMMER GARDEN 'Simons has written a book that is high on feeling and suspense' Sydney Morning Herald
Paullina Simons was born in Leningrad in 1963. As a child she emigrated to Queens, New York, and attended colleges in Long Island. Then she moved to England and attended Essex University, before returning to America. She has worked as a financial journalist and translator. She lives in Texas with her family.