Omelette and a Glass of Wine

Omelette and a Glass of Wine

by Elizabeth David
     
 

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A classic collection of pieces by the estimable food writer and connoisseur Elizabeth David.

"An Omelette and a Glass of Wine", a collection of articles originally written for The Spectator, Gourmet, Vogue, and The Sunday (London) Times, among others, is the best-known book by one of the most cherished of all food writers. This classic volume contains intelligent,

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A classic collection of pieces by the estimable food writer and connoisseur Elizabeth David.

"An Omelette and a Glass of Wine", a collection of articles originally written for The Spectator, Gourmet, Vogue, and The Sunday (London) Times, among others, is the best-known book by one of the most cherished of all food writers. This classic volume contains intelligent, literary explorations, including the famous "An Omelette and a Glass of Wine", as well as such other gems as "Syllabubs and Fruit Fools", "Sweet Vegetables, Soft Wine", "Pleasing Cheeses", and "Whisky in the Kitchen".

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Savor her book in a comfortable chair, with a glass of sherry." —Bon Appetit "She has the intelligence, subtlety, sensuality, courage and creative force of the true artist." —Wine and Food"The best food writer of her time." —Jane Grigson in The Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558215719
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Cook's Classic Library Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.65(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth David was the author of nine books, including Mediterranean Food, French Provincial Cooking, and English Bread and Yeast Cookery, for which she won the Glenfiddich Writer of the Year Award. Awarded a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole in France, she lived in England, France, Italy, Greece, Egypt, and India at different periods of her life. She died in 1992.

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