A History of Food in 100 Recipes
Sitwell, William 
   

Format: Hardback
Library Classification: Adult Non Fiction
BIC Subjects: General cookery & recipes
Audience: General/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Collins
Publication Date: 12/04/2012
Place of Publication: United Kingdom


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The ingredients, cooks, techniques and tools that have shaped our love of food. We all love to eat and most of us have a favourite ingredient or dish. In today's world we can get the food we want, when we want it, but how many of us really know where our much-loved recipes come from, who invented them and how they were originally cooked? In this book William Sitwell, culinary expert on BBC2's 'A Question of Taste' and editor of Waitrose Kitchen magazine, takes us on a colourful, whirlwind journey as he explores the fascinating history of cuisine. This book is a celebration of the great dishes, techniques and above all brilliant cooks who have, over the centuries, created the culinary landscape we now enjoy. Any lover of fine food who has ever wondered about the origins of the methods and recipes we now take for granted will find A History of Food in 100 Recipes required reading.