Portia Cuthcart has lost her dream. She planned to run the family restaurant established by her grandmother. But life interrupts with betrayal, and Portia heads for NY, where her sisters have settled.
She owns the garden apartment in a brownstone, and intends to live there even though her sisters have sold their interest in the building to Gabriel Kane, who expects Portia to do the same. As she settles into her new world, Portia begins to cook again, for her sisters and her new neighbors, and finds herself pulled into the family drama that swirls around her.
As she cooks for Kane and his daughters while making discoveries about her own family relationships, Portia uncovers truths about herself and the power of following her heart, and her magic.