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By Clarissa Dickson Wright

ISBN-10: 1905211856

ISBN-13: 9781905211852

During this significant new background of English nutrition, Clarissa Dickson Wright takes the reader on a trip from the time of the second one campaign and the feasts of medieval kings to the delicacies -- either sturdy and undesirable -- of the current day. She appears on the moving impacts at the nationwide vitamin as new principles and parts have arrived, and as immigrant groups have made their contribution to the lifetime of the rustic. She inspires misplaced worlds of open fires and ice homes, of continuous pickling and keeping, and of manchet loaves and curly-coated pigs. and she or he tells the tales of the cooks, cookery publication writers, gourmets and gluttons who've formed public style, from the salad-loving Catherine or Aragon to the foodies of this present day. in particular, she supplies a brilliant feel of what it used to be prefer to sit to the foodstuff of prior a while, no matter if an eighteenth-century labourer's breakfast or a twelve-course Victorian dinner party or a lunch out in the course of the moment international War.

Insightful and exciting by means of turns, it is a marvelous journey of approximately one thousand years of English delicacies, peppered with surprises and professional with Clarissa Dickson Wright's attribute wit.

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