Round the World in Eighty Dishes


This charming little book was first published in 1956 when people in England were still enduring post-war restrictions on both travelling and eating. As Lesley Blanch says in her introduction to a later edition 'benign fate whisked me elsewhere to follow less restricted ways, travelling widely and eating wildly.' She said: 'I don't belong in England, I don't belong anywhere, it is rather restful, I have met everybody and known nobody.' Seductive and piquant like its author, this is an appetizer for enthusiastic beginners, ...

Round the World in Eighty Dishes 2012, Grub Street, London

ISBN-13: 9781908117182


Round the World in Eighty Dishes 1992, Robin Clark Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780860721482