In Culinary Pleasures, Nicola Humble serves up a fascinating history of Britain’s culinary evolution through the cookbooks which have inspired us over the course of a century, from Mrs Beeton to the rise of celebrity TV chefs.
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For foodies and lovers of great British cooking, from Mrs Beeton to celebrity TV chefs, Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver, Culinary Pleasures takes a unique look at Britain’s culinary history – a journey expressed through the development of its cookbooks. From collared calf’s head with buttered nettles to egg and avocado pate to fish and porcini pie; from soggy carrots to asparagus al dente, this book has it all.
Punctuated throughout with recipes reflective of the period and evocative images, Culinary Pleasures is a complete delight for foodies everywhere and constitutes a fascinating record of Britain’s changing cultural attitudes.
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