Carole Bumpus

Fiction and Non-fiction Travel and Food Writer

A retired family therapist, Carole Bumpus began writing a food/travel series when she stumbled upon the amazing stories of women and war in France. Her historical novel, A Cup of Redemption was published October 2014, followed by Recipes for Redemption: A Companion Cookbook to A Cup of Redemption in 2015. In addition to the cookbook, she is now completing her original series of food/travel books, Savoring the Olde Ways. She has also had published three short stories in the Fault Zone anthologies: Words from the Edge; Stepping up to the Edge and Over the Edge.

  • Literary Lunch: Searching for Family & Traditions at the French Table
    San Mateo
    Saturday, February 29, 2020, 11am-1 pm

    Enjoy conversations with the author along with demonstrations and tastings of recipes inspired by Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table, Book One, a culinary memoir that includes traditional family recipes from the kitchens of French families compiled as the author traveled throughout the French countryside.

    Tarte Flambee—thin Alsatian flatbread with bacon, pear and fromage blanc, served with baby greens
    Hearty “Laundry Day” Stew—with beef, vegetables and potatoes
    Cream and Almonds Tart—with a touch of Kirsch