Culinary Pleasures by Nicola Humble

Culinary Pleasures Cook Books and the Transformation of British Cuisine Paperback Nov 2 2006

By Nicola Humble
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For foodies and lovers of great British cooking, from Mrs Beeton to celebrity TV chefs, Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver, Culinary Pleasures takes a unique look at Britain's culinary history - a journey expressed through the development of its cookbooks. From collared calf's head with buttered nettles to egg and avocado pate to fish and porcini pie; from soggy carrots to asparagus al dente, this book has it all. Punctuated throughout with recipes reflective of the period and evocative images, Culinary Pleasures is a complete delight for foodies everywhere and constitutes a fascinating record of Britain's changing cultural attitudes.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publication date
Nov 2 2006
Language
English
Pages
352
ISBN-13
9780571228713
ISBN-10
0571228712
Weight
295g
Dimensions
126.0mm x 198.0mm