By Paula Butturini
a narrative of nutrition and love, harm and therapeutic, Keeping the Feast is the successful memoir of 1 couple's nourishment and recovery in Italy after a interval of tragedy, and the extreme maintaining powers of foodstuff, kinfolk, and friendship.
Paula and John met in Italy, fell in love, and 4 years later, married in Rome. yet lower than a month after the marriage, tragedy struck. that they had transferred from their Italian paradise to Warsaw and whereas reporting on an rebellion in Romania, John was once shot and approximately killed by means of sniper fireplace. even if he recovered from his actual wounds in under a yr, the method of therapeutic had simply began. not able to regain his equilibrium, he sank right into a deep unhappiness that reverberated all through their dating. It used to be the abrupt finish of what they'd recognized jointly, and the start of a brand new section of existence neither had deliberate for. instantly, Paula was once pressured to reexamine her marriage, her husband, and herself.
Paula started to re-evaluate all of her past assumptions approximately therapeutic. She came across that typically persistence could be a vice, anger a advantage. that usually it will be important to make calls for of the ailing, that they express symptoms of having larger. and she or he rediscovered the significance of the main basic of human rituals: the day-by-day sharing of nutrients round the relatives table.
A common tale of wish and therapeutic, Keeping the Feast is an account of 1 couple's overcome tragedy and affliction, and a party of the easy rituals of existence, even through the worst lifestyles crises. fantastically written and enormously relocating, Paula's tale is a testomony to the extreme maintaining powers of nutrients and love, and to the obdurate trust that there's consistently an in a while, there's continually wish.
Paula Butturini, writer of maintaining the Feast