Food: An Oxford Anthology

Food: An Oxford Anthology

by Brigid Allen (Editor)


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In this smorgasbord of criticism, observation, and reflection, Allen has assembled a splendid, soup-to-nuts cornucopia of comment and opinion on food from some of the greatest writers thoughout the ages. From royal banquets to afternoon snacks, from the Bible to George Orwell, these selections illustrate how food defines taste and character, contributes to atmosphere, and evokes emotion and humor.

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ISBN-13: 9780192825049
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/07/1995
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.69(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

About the author:

Brigid Allen is a cookbook writer and food historian with strong literary interests. Her books include several collections of original recipes: Cooking with Garlic, Ginger and Chilies (1992), The Soup Book (1993), and a companion volume on cooking with nuts.

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