Food for Thought: Selected Writings by Annie Gray

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  • ISBN 10 152903261X
  • ISBN 13 9781529032611
  • Published Nov 10 2020
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 224
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Macmillan Collector's Library

Publishers Text

Whether you’re a keen chef or much prefer to be cooked for, dip into this delicious anthology of classic food writing to satisfy any palate.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold-foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited and introduced by historian, cook, lecturer and broadcaster Annie Gray.

From ancient times to today’s celebrity chefs, people have always been inspired to write about food. In this delectable collection, Food for Thought, food historian Annie Gray has chosen an array of material to entertain and inspire. The variety is impressive - from lavish feasts in classical times to street food of pea soup and eels in 19th century London, and from how to find food on a desert island to meat free meals by Agnes Jekyll. Brimming with satire on Victorian etiquette, there is so much here to enjoy.



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