Title Taste: The Story Of Britain Through Its Cooking.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition.
Edition First U.S. Edition.
Publisher Bloomsbury USA, New York: 2007.
1596914106 / 9781596914100
Seller ID 75542X1
A sumptuous social history of Britain told through the development of its cooking. Beginning with the boiled meats and "bog butters" of pre-Roman times, it journeys through the feasts, fads, and famines of the British, examining the ingredients and equipment with which a culture was made. Includes an Index. "Kate Colquhoun has done an engaging and admirable job of exploring one of food history's richest areas, British food. To understand Britain or understand the cetral role of food in history, read this book." - Mark Kurlansky, author of The Big Oyster and Salt
(Key Words: Kate Colquhoun, Great Britain, Food, Hannah Woolly, Soups, Servants, Boiled Puddings, Sauces, Boiled Meat, Baking Ovens, Kitchens, London, Fish, Elizabeth I, Cookery Books, Diet, Isabella Beeton, Bread, Anglo-Saxons).