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European Peasant Cookery
Cookbooks

European Peasant Cookery by Elisabeth Luard

European Peasant Cookery – The Author European Peasant Cookery is a re-release and update of the original book published in the 1980s that prolific author Elisabeth Luard took some twenty years to compile. And we are very pleased that she did. Elizabeth Luard lived in both Andalusia in Spain (which […]

Flavors of the Riviera by Colman Andrews
Cookbooks

Flavors of the Riviera by Colman Andrews

Flavors of the Riviera – Introduction Flavors of the Riviera by Colman Andrews is a fascinating survey of the food of the regions of Italy and France from the Ligurian Coast to the Cote d’Azure. When Colman Andrews decides to tackle a food topic he does so with a thoroughness […]

Simon Hopkinson
Cookbooks

Simon Hopkinson’s Great Book – Roast Chicken and Other Stories

Simon Hopkinson – Introduction Roast Chicken and Other Stories by Simon Hopkinson with Lindsey Bareham is a great cookbook for a number of reasons. The first is the format. Simon Hopkinson explores about forty small alphabetically-arranged topics, a chapter at a time, presenting a few recipes for each topic. The […]

Fannie Farmer Boston Cooking-School Cook Book
Cookbooks

Fannie Farmer’s Groundbreaking The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook

Fannie Farmer – Background The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook was written by Fannie Farmer in 1896 and quickly became one of the most popular cook books in the United States. Fannie Farmer was born in Boston in 1857. Although destined for medical school, a serious illness forced her to change her […]

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
Cookbooks

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management – Introduction Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management was, and still is, an historic publishing phenomenon. When Mrs Beeton was writing her books, the notions of household management and good cooking were inextricably linked. In fact she saw good and organised cooking as a […]

Le Canon
France

Le Canon – Stunning Produce

Le Canon – Introduction Le Canon in Nice is a great place to find expertly cooked food of great provenance and a stellar list of natural wines from throughout France chosen by owner Sébastien Perinetti. But it is more than a restaurant, you can also drop in here at any […]

The Glorious Foods of Greece
Cookbooks

The Glorious Foods of Greece by Diane Kochilas

The Glorious Foods of Greece – Introduction The Glorious Foods of Greece Traditional Recipes from Islands, Cities, and Villages by Diane Kochilas became a classic the day it was released in 2001. It is a scholarly yet entertaining and practical survey of the food of Greece. Our interest in Greek […]

Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Cookbooks

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking – Introduction Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child deserves its place in every food lover’s collection. The recipes are written with rare precision and make no concessions to the “quick and easy” brigade or the “low-fat, low-flavour” movement. Julia Child was […]

The Book of Jewish Food
Cookbooks

The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden

The Book of Jewish Food – Introduction The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden is a classic book thoroughly deserving its place in the pantheon of great cookbooks. This lengthy tome is the result of fifteen years of painstaking research by author Claudia Roden. Jewish food from Morocco, Europe, […]

Good Things by Jane Grigson
Cookbooks

Good Things by Jane Grigson

Good Things – Introduction Good Things By Jane Grigson is one her classic cookbooks. We have chosen this one for the Food Lovers’ Cookbook Collection, but all of her writings deserve a place. Jane Grigson, born in the North-East of England, was educated at Cambridge University where she gained a […]