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Tembi Locke
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Discuss the role and significance of food in From Scratch.

Food is representative of culture and traditions, as well as family connections and intimacies. Cooking food and sharing meals is a symbol of love and emotional support as well as physical sustenance.

Discuss some of the challenges Saro and Tembi face in their intercultural relationship.

Tembi and Saro's relationship initially leads to an estrangement from his parents because Saro chose to marry outside their Sicilian culture. It takes time and persistence for them to overcome this estrangement and forge new relationships with his family.

Explain the significance of the phrase "Finding Home" in the book's subtitle.

This part of the subtitle is a reference to the theme of finding home in an unexpected place. It is also a reference to the fact that Tembi will create a second home for herself and her daughter in Sicily after...

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