NC Literary Hall of Fame



Breakfasting Around the World by Patricia J. Bell

Moreland Publishing
$28.00, paperback / $9.99, e-book
ISBN: 978-0-97-968335-0
October, 2020
Nonfiction: Travelogue / Cookbook / Memoir
Available from the publisher

A travelogue (70 countries), cookbook (140 recipes), and memoir (personal journeys highlighting how geography, history, and culture are reflected through a culinary window and how it can offer us greater understanding and appreciation of our world's diversity).

Pat Bell was for many years Senior Editor and Travel Editor at Gourmet magazine. She has studied cooking both in the U.S. and abroad and written extensively about food and travel. She is a past board director and current member of the NY Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier and a professional member of the James Beard Foundation, where she was a journalism awards judge. After moving south and making her home in North Carolina she has served on the Culinary Advisory Board of Cape Fear Community College, been a judge at the annual North Carolina Got To Be NC chefs competition, and writes a monthly recipe column for a local community magazine. She is co-author with her sister of Food From the Family Tree, and author of Landfall Cooks–A Collection of Recipes from the Landfall Community. Website:

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