Culinary Pleasures: Cook Books and the Transformation of British Food

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Culinary Pleasures takes a unique look at Britain's culinary evolution - a journey expressed through the development of its cookbooks. This wonderfully accessible book spans the diverse panorama of British cooking, from Mrs Beeton to nouvelle cuisine, concluding with the rise of the 'celebrity chef' and our attendant obsession with ever-fancier and ultra-modern forms of food preparation. What makes this book particularly extraordinary is Nicola Humble's ability to 'float adjacent to the historical moment', capturing with a ...

Culinary Pleasures: Cook Books and the Transformation of British Food 2007, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571200054

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