Murder in the Kitchen (Paperback)Alice B. Toklas (author)
Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 07/04/2011
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In this memoir-turned-cookbook, Alice B. Toklas describes her life with partner Gertrude Stein and their famed Paris salon, which entertained the great avant-garde and literary figures of their day. With dry wit and characteristic understatement Toklas ponders the ethics of killing a carp in her kitchen before stuffing it with chestnuts; decorating a fish to amuse Picasso at lunch; and travelling across France during the First World War in an old delivery truck, gathering local recipes along the way. She includes a friend's playful recipe for 'Haschiche Fudge', which promises 'brilliant storms of laughter and ecstatic reveries', much like her book.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 76 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 7 mm
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