Hugh Fearlessly Eats it All: Dispatches from the Gastronomic Frontline by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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  • ISBN 10 0747590214
  • ISBN 13 9780747590217
  • Published Oct 02 2006
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 304
  • Language English
  • Edition New edition
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Bloomsbury
  • Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publishers Text

For almost two decades, Hugh has been writing about food in all its guises. To some, his concept of 'good eating' might seem a bit skewed - he'd always bypass a McBurger in favour of a squirrel sandwich, and make a detour for fresh road kill - but to others he is a shining and shaggy beacon of good sense in a food world gone mad. Armed with a broad mind, a quick wit and a ready appetite, Hugh covers almost every area of global food culture. Whether singing the praises of offal; debunking Colonel Sanders and Dr. Atkins; playing 'poisson roulette' with the deadly fugu fish in Tokyo; pondering the moral inconsistency of those who condemn fox hunting for its cruelty while happily tucking into factory-farmed chicken; fishing for marlin in Kenya, trout in Chile and barracuda in the Bahamas; analysing the tea-dunking qualities of some classic British biscuits; contemplating why if piglets are destined for the pot, why aren't puppies; or reminding us that a reindeer isn't just for Christmas, but tasty all year round, Hugh has an unerring ability to entertain and provoke.

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