Choice Cuts (Paperback)
  • Choice Cuts (Paperback)

Choice Cuts (Paperback)

Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 06/05/2004
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The winner of the Glenfiddich Best Food Book Award leads is on a dazzling culinary tour around the world and through history - from the fifth century BC to the present day. Presented by subject - including 'Food and Sex', 'Bread', 'Rants' and 'Dessert' - and illustrated with Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings as well as classic photographs, this wonderful collection, like the very best meal, is varied, delicious and uniquely satisfying.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099449973
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 395 g
Dimensions: 199 x 129 x 31 mm

"An endlessly varied overview of our culinary history... an hors d'oeuvre to more satisfying topics of history and culture" * Scotland on Sunday *
"A lively selection" * Guardian *
"The book is fat with eccentric wit, tips and recipes... there are rich pickings especially among the literary tidbits: Hemingway on fish in the Seine, Chekhov on oysters and - best of all - Pablo Neruda's 'Ode to French Fries'" * The Times *
"A mouthwatering compendium on food" * Vogue *

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