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Bedside Companion for Food Lovers: An Anthology of Food Delights for Every Night of the Year (Jane McMorland Hunter)

Bedside Companion for Food Lovers: An Anthology of Food Delights for Every Night of the Year (Jane McMorland Hunter)

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This absorbing book is a literary feast for every food lover--and who isn't?

You'll discover a wealth of foodie extracts from around the world and throughout the centuries, from marchpane and posset in Shakespeare to Nigella Lawson on how much cheese to buy for a dinner party. It includes literary greats like Charles Dickens, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Maya Angelou; stellar food writers such as Elizabeth David, Madhur Jaffrey, and Anthony Bourdain; and some intriguing curiosities such as the surreal recipes in 1932's Futurist Cookbook. And, of course, Mrs. Beeton makes an appearance. Also on the menu are: 

  • Delicious baked apples in Jane Austen's Emma

  • Ingenious wartime solutions in MFK Fisher's How to Cook a Wolf

  • The joys of Caribbean cooking in Sam Selvon's The Lonely Londoners

  • Lashings of ginger beer for Enid Blyton's Famous Five

 

and much, much more. Keep this delectable book by your bedside and savor a whole world of delicious food writing every night of the year--and it also makes the perfect gift for the foodie in your life!

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