Amelia wants to be the best cook in the world. But being the best cook is not just about preparing the perfect bean dish or cooking a steak so that it melts in your mouth, it's about struggle and learning. Amelia befriends Katarina, a strange, old Eastern European woman who teaches Amelia about tea, bread, bottled tomatoes and the art of cooking. Katarina's mysterious death unleashes a passion within Amelia and she discovers an age-old secret that unlocks the power and magic of famous cooks throughout history. In trying to invent a new recipe, Amelia discovers that her beloved Katarina was murdered and Amelia knows who did it. She begins to plan the tastiest recipe of her life, her recipe for revenge.