Food for Thought : Selected Writings
A delicious anthology of classic food writing to satisfy every palate, this gorgeous book will delight food lovers everywhere. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning pocket size classics. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.
This edition is edited and introduced by food historian, 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, intriguing recipes through the centuries and culinary advice from cooks and hosts, there is so much here to enjoy.