Biscuits for Breakfast
Author(s): Gareth Farr
People always need to eat. If you can cook, really cook, if you know flavour and taste and texture, people will pay you to do it. People always need to eat. Always.
They don’t seem an obvious match. Joanne is spikey, defensive, a survivor, whilst Paul is quiet, considered—and hiding profound grief for his father.
But the pleasure he takes in cooking—and the astonishing food he prepares—creates a bond between them.
So, when the hotel where they both work closes and they start to spiral into poverty, it throws everything up in the air—first the dreams of a cookbook and a restaurant, and, eventually, even the dreams of a future together.