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A History of English Food

by Clarissa Dickson Wright

Biography / Autobiography Cookery, Food and Drink eBooks of the Month History

A History of English Food Synopsis

In this magnificent guide to England's cuisine, the inimitable Clarissa Dickson Wright takes us from a medieval feast to a modern-day farmers' market, visiting the Tudor working man's table and a Georgian kitchen along the way. Peppered with surprises and seasoned with wit, A History of England Food is a classic for any food lover.

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A History of English Food Press Reviews

A chatty and fascinating crawl from Medieval times when pigeons, eels and nettles were staples, to the pizzas, baked beans and chips of today . . . consistently entertaining and informative. -- Daily Mail

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780099514947
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781905211852
Publication date: 13/10/2011
Publisher: Random House Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099514947
Publication date: 6th September 2012
Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Cookery, Food and Drink, eBook Favourites, History,
Categories: National & regional cuisine,

About Clarissa Dickson Wright

Clarissa Dickson Wright, formerly of ‘Two Fat Ladies’ fame, has nine cookery books, one Food Anthology and two autobiographies to her name. She co-authored the bestselling The Game Cookbook, A Greener Life and Sunday Roast for Kyle Books.

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