A good plate of food goes hand and hand with a good conversation. Tinika B Love, author and entrepreneur, lives up to her last name as she has chosen to share her journeys around the world which are filled with both her passion for family and food in this coffee table memoir. Readers will see a unique perspective of Tinika through real life stories she will explore her past and the many roles she plays to others from mother and wife to entrepreneur and cook. Tinika’s personal stories are the conversation piece while her unique recipes tie into times of tragedy learning. Each chapter tells a story that resonates with readers who have the ability to connect fond memories to places, smells and taste. This book represents the unique life of Tinika and gives cooks both beginner and advanced new ingredients to try on well-known dishes. Tinika offers the opportunity for friends to gather around get cooking, share some wine and explore a short story of an overcomer. The conversation starters show a journey can be rocky but through dark times, good food and great company can create a survivor.