Richard C. Morais

Richard C. Morais is the editor of Penta, a Barron’s website and quarterly magazine. An American raised in Switzerland, Morais has lived most of his life overseas, returning to the United States in 2003. He is the author of The Hundred-Foot Journey and Buddhaland Brooklyn. He lives in New York City.

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Recipes from The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais

Author Richard C. Morais cooks dishes from his novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey with Chef Floyd Cardoz of New York's famed restaurant, Tabla.

My Life in 8 Words

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Richard C. Morais
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do the absolute best you can. And then enjoy a rather large glass of wine.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Acting.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Clams

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Friends and family on long table in a summer garden, enjoying delicious home-cooked food, lots of vino, and much animated talk.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I can never remember song titles



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