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The Joy Of Eating : The Virago Book Of Food
The Joy Of Eating : The Virago Book Of Food
 
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Author : Jill Foulston
Publisher : Virago Books
ISBN# : 978-1-86049-905-0
Pages : 404
Price :INR 395
Offer Price:INR 352
 
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Book Description
Beatrix Potter wove one of her most malicious tales around the roly-poly pudding. Colette counted the nuts she would pick before falling asleep in the French countryside. Dorothy Wordsworth noted her pie-making sessions in her diary and Anne Frank observed the eating habits of her companions in hiding. Food is a constant in our lives, and it has always been a basic ingredient of women`s writing - in household books, cookbooks, diaries, letters and fiction. In this, the first anthology to concentrate on international food writing by women, you can go on a picnic with Monica Ali, learn about Frida Kahlo`s wedding feast and indulge your appetites with Edwidge Danticat and Barbara Pym. Try making Elisabeth Luard`s Afghan Betrothal Custard, Martha Washington`s marzipan birds or Nigella Lawson`s favourite comfort food. And why not sneak into the literary kitchens of Banana Yoshimoto, Emily Bronte and Angela Carter? Something`s cooking...
 
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