Author: Helen Simonson
Genre: Fiction - Romance/Humour
Picked by: Jaya
The setting is Edgecombe St. Mary, a sleepy little village in the English countryside. The unlikely hero is Major Pettigrew - old retired Major who sticks to tradition and honor above all else. When he decides to turn tradition on its head and falls in love with a Pakistani widow running the only store in the village, chaos ensues.
Recipes that the book inspired:
Simran made a caramel apple trifle.