The Cook's Quotation Book: A Literary Feast

The Cook's Quotation Book: A Literary Feast

by Maria Polushkin Robbins
     
 

Few subjects have fascinated the great minds of history, literature, and of course gastronomy, more than the preparation and enjoyment of food. In this delectable cornucopia of quotations, Maria Polushkin Robbins proves once and for all that food is more than mere sustenance - it's inspiration. A motley group of wits and other opinionated personalities, including…  See more details below

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Few subjects have fascinated the great minds of history, literature, and of course gastronomy, more than the preparation and enjoyment of food. In this delectable cornucopia of quotations, Maria Polushkin Robbins proves once and for all that food is more than mere sustenance - it's inspiration. A motley group of wits and other opinionated personalities, including Ernest Hemingway, Nora Ephron, Robert Frost, Queen Victoria, Julia Child, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Baudelaire, James Joyce, Lewis Carroll, Bette Davis, and Vladimir Nabokov, all reveal their honest thoughts on one of life's most elementary pleasures. From "Airline Food" to "Zakuski," you can browse through the alphabetically arranged subjects for insights from food experts, food lovers, fellow cooks, and social commentators of every persuasion. Illustrated with charming line drawings, this collection will delight all who create and partake of gourmet comestibles or just plain fare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140073713
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
11/06/1984
Series:
Penguin Nonfiction Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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