Everything has a story to it, even the food you eat every day. Different foods have ties to many cultures—from how the dishes came to be, to the specific ingredients, to where they come from. If a certain dish brings back memories for you, it can serve as a versatile storytelling device. How do we tie together our stories and our food? This article Writer’s Relief found on Lithub.com explores how culinary details can add sensory delight and meaning to a story.
Read more here about how writers like Amy Tan and Laura Esquivel have incorporated food into their work—and learn how you can do it too!