Eat My Globe: One Year to Go Everywhere and Eat Everything (Paperback)Simon Majumdar (author)
- Publisher reprinting
Simon is obsessed with food. He is able to remember every meal he has ever eaten and comes from a family of food lovers whose relationships are all based around food. In the midst of a mid-life crisis, Simon Majumdar decided to pack in his 9 to 5 day job and embark on a trip of a lifetime: to go everywhere and eat everything.
Part travelogue, part memoir EAT MY GLOBE is a culinary tour of the world that Simon has always dreamed of making. From Philly Cheese steak in the US to mouldy shark in Iceland, he crosses the globe in search of variety and the ultimate taste experience. He also meets a fascinating array of peope, whose foodie passion impresses even Simon. Both witty and inspirational, EAT MY GLOBE is an eye-opening look at the world through food.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 202 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 22 mm
'Excellent foodie travel memoir ... Majumdar is often genuinely funny and can spin a good story ... highly readable, and ofren highly entertaining but to be avoided if you are on a diet' * Clover Stroud, Sunday Telegraph *
'This book made me quite patriotic about our over-boiled vegetables and cauldrons of stew' * Sunday Express *
'Ballsy, often hilarious foodie travelogue ... Majumdar's comic-yet-brazen voice carries the reader swiftly and winningly from foul to fowl in a book that's funny and delectable' * Publishers Weekly *
'If you're a slave to your taste buds you'll love Eat My Globe' * Wanderlust *
'As Jay Rayner says, Majumdar "writes like a dream and eats like a pig". It's a riot' * Tribune *
'Through the exuberant enthusiasm of Majumdar's writing we share his excitement' * Waterstones Books Quarterly *
'A very satisfying read ... there is a lot to enjoy' * Matthew's Table *
'One for serious foodies ... Majumdar successfully brings to life the tastes and experiences associated with his global quest ... but this book takes the reader way beyond that' * Adventure Travel *
Majumdar's passion for all things edible is evident and he has an amiable, engaging writing style * Observer *
A journey for travel enthusiasts, foodies and anyone who's ever had a 'what am I doing here?' life crisis * Irish Tatler *
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