Culinary Pleasures PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Culinary Pleasures free pdf Culinary Pleasures takes a unique look at Britain's culinary evolution - a journey expressed through the development of its cook books. This remarkably accessible book spans the diverse panorama of British cooking from Mrs Beeton to nouvelle cuisine concluding with the rise of the celebrity chef and the emergence of cuisine in all its familiar modernity. What makes this book so extraordinary is the author's ability to 'float adjacent to the historical moment', capturing with subtlety the changes in British cooking, whilst revealing its inextricable link to Britain's cultural shifts in sophistication and taste. 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 anyone with an interest in food and constitutes a fascinating record of Britain's changing cultural attitudes. The only book of its kind on the market and an absolute must-have for all foodies Lavishly packaged, Culinary Pleasures is the perfect little gift-book for anyone interested in food With its inclusion in a major Faber advertising campaign, this book has all the ingredients to be a hit through to Christmas 2005 Guaranteed to cause a stir on publication, Culinary Pleasures is set to receive masses of media coverage

About Nicola Humble

Nicola Humble is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Roehampton University. She has co-edited a volume of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management for Oxford University Press, and has also written The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s: Class, Domesticity, and Bohemianism.

Details Book

Author : Nicola Humble
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 03 November 2005
ISBN : 0571200052
EAN : 9780571200054
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Culinary Pleasures



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Way We Cook free pdfThe Way We Cook

    From the editors of the definitive culinary--and culinary-travel--magazine. this lavishly photographed and narrative book illuminates and celebrates the stories. recipes. and places of home cooks around the world..


  • Grand Livre de Cuisine free pdfGrand Livre de Cuisine

    World-renowned French chef Alain Ducasse believes that food arouses all the senses. In this sumptuous book. he takes us on a culinary journey for both eye and palate..


  • From Kai to Kiwi Kitchen free pdfFrom Kai to Kiwi Kitchen

    In the past two decades. cuisine and culinary history have attracted increasing attention. with both popular and academic books reflecting the growth of interest. Recipes are both sensitive markers of the socioeconomic conditions of their times and written representations of a culture's culinary repertoire yet..


  • Turkey free pdfTurkey

    Take an evocative journey into the diverse cuisines and culinary customs of regional Turkey. Turkish food traverses the extremes of sophistication - from the refined cooking of the Ottoman court to the rustic simplicity of peasant food..


  • Culinary Careers free pdfCulinary Careers

    Recommended for readers seeking a thorough introductory exposure to today's professional possibilities in the culinary world.--Eric Petersen. Kansas City P.L.. MO. Library Journal
    Turn a passion for food into the job of a lifetime with the insider advice in "Culinary Careers..


  • Culinary Pleasures free pdfCulinary Pleasures

    . Culinary Pleasures takes a unique look at Britain's culinary evolution - a journey expressed through the development of its cook books. This remarkably accessible book spans the diverse panorama of