Consuming Passions: A Feast of Quotations Celebrating Food and the Art of Dining

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449902080
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/12/1986
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Pleasures of the Table 1
2. Now to the Banquet We Press 23
3. Flash in the Pan 35
4. The Joy of Cooking 41
5. The More the Merrier 55
6. This Drink Divine 67
7. The Flowing Bowl 85
8. The True, the Blushful Hippocrene 115
9. A Matter of Taste 131
10. The Soul of Cooking 155
11. Eat Your Heart Out 167
12. The Game's the Thing 171
13. It Takes All Sorts 177
14. The Staff of Life 181
15. Cheap and Cheerful 189
16. Eat Your Greens 191
17. Fruit of our Labours 203
18. Fish Out of Water 213
19. Beautiful Soup 219
20. Butter and Egg Men 223
21. To Cheer but not Inebriate 231
22. A Chicken in Every Pot 241
23. Herbs for all Seasons 245
24. Spicy Stuff 249
25. The Proof of the Pudding 253
26. One Man's Meat 259
27. Mine Host 269
28. A Little of What You Fancy 277
Index of Authors 287
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