The Kitchen Magpie: A delicious melange of culinary curiosities, fascinating facts, amazing anecdotes and expert tips for the food-lover (Paperback)
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The Kitchen Magpie: A delicious melange of culinary curiosities, fascinating facts, amazing anecdotes and expert tips for the food-lover (Paperback)

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Join award-winning writer James Steen for a feast of food and drink facts and culinary curiosities. Delving into forgotten corners of gastronomic history, Steen reveals what Parmesan has to do with broken bones and why John Wayne kept a cow in a hotel. Laying bare the secrets of the kitchen, he concocts the ultimate hangover cure and explains how to cook perfect rib of beef with the oven off. With much-loved cooks including Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood sharing passion and know-how, this mouth-watering miscellany will sate the appetite of every kitchen dweller, from the masterful expert to the earnest apprentice.

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781848318397
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“Delicious”

A delightful treasure trove of food facts, anecdotes and recipes to dip in and out.
From medieval customs to food for astronauts, this lively little compendium never fails to entertain.
Perfect for foodies and a... More

Hardback edition
26th April 2014
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“What a tasty little book!”

Brilliant. I read it in one sitting. Very funny & lots of quirky facts. A must read for anyone who loves cooking or just loves food!

Hardback edition
7th May 2014
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