This is an entertaining celebration of food in all its forms, written by a food expert, and with contributions from specialists across the globe. It contains information on just about every foodstuff and on a multitude of dishes, from angel food cake to zabaglione; devotes over 120 entries to national and regional cusines past and present, including Roman diets and "white-trash" food; and explores such miscellaneous topics as culinary terms and cookery writers.
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'This is an awe-inspiring work of love and dedication to the one thing that unites all of us human beings: food.' - Sophie Grigson.About the Author:
Alan Davidson is an eminent and well-travelled author. He has written widely on seafood in particular, and is co-founder, with his wife Jane, of the food history journal Petit Propos Culinaires. He lives in London, in Chelsea.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140515224
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