Stories from the Kitchen

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Description

Stories from the Kitchen is a mouth-watering smorgasbord of stories with food in the starring role, by a rich variety of authors from Dickens, Chekhov and Saki to Isak Dinesen, Jim Crace and Amy Tan. The menu includes choice titbits from famous novels: the triumphant boeuf en daube served in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse , Proust's rhapsodic memories of watching the family cook prepare asparagus in Remembrance of Things Past , Zola's extravagant 'cheese symphony' scene from The Belly of Paris.

Here are over-the-top amuse-bouches by Gerald Durrell, Nora Ephron and T. C. Boyle; a short story by famous food writer M. F. K. Fisher; and a delightful account of the perfect meal by eighteenth-century epicure Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, who famously said 'Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.'

Product Details

Price
£12.99  £12.34
Publisher
Everyman
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781841596198

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