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Chow Down Delights: Trail of Crumbs

Trail of crumbs: hunger, love, and the search for home: a memoir by Kim Sunee — one woman's story of the strength, perseverance, and passion that food brought to her life. At the age of three Kim Sunée was abandoned at a South Korean marketplace by her mother. Left with only a handful of food Sunée survived three days and nights before a she was found by a police officer. Adopted by a family in New Orleans she was one of two Asian children in her community growing up. At 21 she became involved with a French businessman, moved abroad, and gained the title of stepmother to his eight year old daughter. Throughout her journey whenever she felt uneasy, lonely or out of place preparing and cooking gourmet meals brought her comfort and calm. Within her memoir she has included some of her favorite recipes and kitchen anecdotes.

Kim started her career as the food editor at Southern Living and then she was the founding food editor of Cottage Living. Her writing has also appeared in Cooking Light, Food & Wine, and Entrée and she served as a guest judge on The Food Network’s Iron Chef America.