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    a book which is both a cookbook and a memoir. A blend of the words 'food' and 'memoir'.

    Foodoirs are celebrity confessionals or tell-alls. In more sentimental varieties of the foodoir, the author embarks on an emotional journey, returning to his or her ancestor's roots (and perhaps, by extension, root vegetables). Many have recipes, too.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/01/2010
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