Reading progress update: I've read 65 out of 252 pages.

Ammie, Come Home, - Barbara Michaels

On Siamese cats.

 

"Please feel quite free, however, to evict her if she becomes churlish. Though members of that breed rarely do so. Patronizing, contemptuous, even downright insulting; but never losing the true aristocratic demeanor."

 

 

And now I need to go and find out what the heck 'cherries jubilee' is. 

 

ETA: Oh, well that was disappointing. I was hoping for something a bit more exotic, but it explains where Little Chef got the Jubilee Pancake from.