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  • The Downstairs Cookbookby Margaret Powell

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 9.34

    The Downstairs Cookbook offers genuine 1920s recipes from bestselling author Margaret Powell, the house maid and cook who shared tales from her years of service in Below Stairs and inspired the original Upstairs Downstairs TV series. Now in this cookery book she offers a collection of sweet and savoury courses that the servants regularly prepared... more...

  • The Curiosities of Foodby Peter Lund Simmonds; Alan Davidson; P.L. Simmonds

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 16.95

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  • Orangesby Clarissa Hyman

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    The tangy, juicy sweetness of oranges has made them a mainstay on our breakfast tables, as snacks, and even as healthy desserts. Indeed, oranges and orange juices are so ubiquitous nowadays that we take them for granted?but their journey to our supermarket shelves is a long and tantalizing story, as Clarissa Hyman reveals in Oranges . Following the... more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    A fascinating cookery source-book full of recipes, anecdotes, household hints and history that is now recognised as a culinary classic. more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 42.80

    A fascinating cookery source-book full of recipes, anecdotes, household hints and history that is now recognised as a culinary classic. more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    Her love of the infinite variety of English cooking and her knowledge of British culture and history show why our food should never be considered dull or limited. There are unusual dishes such as the Cornish Onion and Apple Pie, and even recipes for fungi, from common field mushrooms to puffballs. She describes some delicious puddings, cakes and breads,... more...

  • A Curious History of Food and Drinkby Ian Crofton

    Quercus 2014; Not Available

    Ever wondered where noodles came from? How Worcester Sauce was invented? Or even who the "Cucumber King of Burma" was? Beginning with the hippo soup eaten in Africa in 6000 BC, through to the dangerous blowfish enjoyed in contemporary Japan, A Curious History of Food and Drink reveals the bizarre origins of the food and drink consumed throughout... more...

  • New York in a Dozen Dishesby Robert Sietsema

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 22.00

    Award-winning food writer Robert Sietsema has inspired generations to explore the wealth of dining options across the five boroughs of New York City. The restaurant critic for the Village Voice from 1993 to 2013, and a current restaurant critic at Eater.com , he also speaks widely about food and contributes to The New York Times , Lucky Peach... more...

  • Figsby David C. Sutton

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    Lusciously sweet and with a complex texture, figs are both a nutritious culinary delicacy and an important symbol in religion and culture. Associated with Christmas since the time of Charles Dickens?not to mention Dionysus or the Garden of Eden?the fig is steeped in history. In this account of the festive fruit, David C. Sutton places the fig in its... more...

  • Wood, Whiskey and Wineby Henry H. Work

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 35.00

    Barrels?we rarely acknowledge their importance, but without them we would be missing out on some of the world?s finest beverages?most notably whiskies and wines?and of course for over two thousand years they?ve been used to store, transport, and age an incredibly diverse array of provisions around the globe. In this comprehensive and wide-ranging... more...