Cornucopia: A Gastronomic Tour of Britain

Cornucopia: A Gastronomic Tour of Britain

by Paul Richardson
     
 

In the course of a journey around the eating places, the fine food producers, and the markets and supermarkets of Britain, Paul Richardson chatted with chefs and shoppers, foodie faddists, and junk food junkies. He visited cheesemakers, bakers, smokehouses, coffee houses, and artisan producers of everything from ham and jam to cakes and ale. Democratic to

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In the course of a journey around the eating places, the fine food producers, and the markets and supermarkets of Britain, Paul Richardson chatted with chefs and shoppers, foodie faddists, and junk food junkies. He visited cheesemakers, bakers, smokehouses, coffee houses, and artisan producers of everything from ham and jam to cakes and ale. Democratic to the end, he tasted his way through deep-fried Mars bars in Newcastle and udder in Accrington, peppering his narrative with fascinating culinary lore.

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Sunday Telegraph
Richardsons amusing,wry,perceptive account of his travels in search of good British food provides delicious,even nourishing insights into the way we live now,as well as the way we cook and eat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780349111322
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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