The Art of Eating: 50th Anniversary Editionby Joan Reardon, M. F. K. Fisher
"Mary Frances [Fisher] has the extraordinary ability to make the ordinary seem rich and wonderful. Her dignity comes from her absolute insistence on appreciating life as it comes to her."
"How wonderful to have here in my hands the essence of M.F.K. Fisher, whose wit and fulsome opinions on food and those who produce/b>
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Eloquent, simple language that goes right to the heart of the matter, your appetite. I've read everything by her and the first in this series, Serve It Forth, her first book ever, is still the very best.
Fisher is simply brilliant. This collection of essays overflows with taste, charm and wit, yet is never overbearing or arch. She crosses the millenia and continents with a suave ease that astonishes. Each piece is a delight.