In Jael McHenry’s short story Croquembouche, a young woman in a relationship with a pastry chef realizes that she deserves to be more than just another decorative addition to his perfectly polished world of fancy dinners and wine tastings. This eBook also includes an extended excerpt from McHenry’s critically acclaimed debut novel The Kitchen Daughter, now available in paperback.
Jael McHenry is a talented and enthusiastic amateur cook who writes about food and cooking. She is a monthly pop culture columnist and editor-in-chief of Intrepid Media, online a IntrepidMedia.com. Her work has appeared in publications such as the North American Review, Indiana Review, and the Graduate Review at American University, where she earned her MFA in Creative Writing. She lives in New York City.