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Honey from a Weed: Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apulia

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Publisher Comments:

This book is perhaps the jewel in Prospectand#8217;s crown. Within a few months of its first appearance in 1986 it was hailed as a modern classic. Fiona MacCarthy wrote in The Times that, and#145;the book is a large and grandiose life history, a passionate narrative of extremes of experience.and#8217; Jeremy Round called Patience Gray and#145;the high priestess of cookingand#8217;, whose book and#145;pushes the form of the cookery book as far as it can go.and#8217; Angela Carter remarked that and#145;it was less a cookery book that a summing-up of the genre of the late-modern British cookery book.and#8217; The work has attracted a cult following in the United States, where passages have been read out at great length on the radio; and it has been anthologized by Paul Levy in The Penguin Book of Food and Drink. It was given a special award by the Andrand#233; Simon Book Prize committee in 1987.

About the Author

The author has for the last 20 years shared her life with a sculptor whose appetite for marble and sedimentary rocks has taken them to Tuscany, Catalonia, Naxos and Apulia. She has written a passionate autobiographical cookbook, Mediterranean through and through and as compelling as a first class novel.and#160;

Product Details

ISBN:
9781903018200
Author:
Sargood, Corinna
Illustrator:
SARGOOD, CORINNA
Illustrator:
Sargood, Corinna
Publisher:
Prospect Books
Location:
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Subject:
Cookery, mediterranean
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Mediterranean
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Mediterranean
Subject:
Italian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
December 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25
Pages:
375
Dimensions:
2.60 in.

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