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A History of English Food (PB)

A History of English Food (PB)

Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
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Description

In this magnificent guide to England's cuisine, the inimitable Clarissa Dickson Wright takes us from a medieval feast to a modern-day farmers' market, visiting the Tudor working man's table and a Georgian kitchen along the way. Peppered with surprises and seasoned with wit, "A History of England Food" is a classic for any food lover.

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A personal history of English food by one of our best-loved food writers

Reviews

"A chatty and fascinating crawl from Medieval times when pigeons, eels and nettles were staples, to the pizzas, baked beans and chips of today . . . consistently entertaining and informative." --"Daily Mail"

Author description

Clarissa Dickson Wright found fame alongside Jennifer Paterson as one half of the much-loved TV cooking partnership Two Fat Ladies. Her autobiography, Spilling the Beans, was a Sunday Times number one bestseller and she is also the author of many other books, including Clarissa and the Countryman, Clarissa and the Countryman Sally Forth, The Game Cookbook and Potty! She has made several programmes for television about food history, including Clarissa and the King's Cookbook (which looks at recipes from the reign of Richard II), and a documentary on the eighteenth-century food writer Hannah Glasse.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099514947
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : April 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Clarissa Dickson Wright
  • : Paperback
  • : 1112
  • : 641.5942
  • : 512