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An Omelette and a Glass of Wine (Cook's Classic Library)by Elizabeth David
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An Omelette and a Glass of Wine, a collection of articles originally written for The Spectator, Gourmet magazine, Vogue, and The (London) Sunday Times, among others, is the penultimate book by Elizabeth David. This revered classic volume contains delightful explorations of food and cooking, among which are the collection's namesake essay and other such gems as "Syllabubs and Fruit Fools," "Sweet Vegetables, Soft Wine," "Pleasing Cheeses," and "Whisky in the Kitchen." Her many admirers will cherish this new edition, and readers coming to know Ms. David for the first time will marvel at her wisdom and grace.
A classic collection of pieces by the estimable food writer and connoisseur Elizabeth David.
"An Omelette and a Glass of Wine", a collection of articles originally written for The Spectator, Gourmet, Vogue, and The Sunday (London) Times, among others, is the best-known book by one of the most cherished of all food writers. This classic volume contains intelligent, literary explorations, including the famous "An Omelette and a Glass of Wine", as well as such other gems as "Syllabubs and Fruit Fools", "Sweet Vegetables, Soft Wine", "Pleasing Cheeses", and "Whisky in the Kitchen".
Contains delightful explorations of food and cooking, among which are the collection's namesake essay and many other gems; with black-and-white photographs and illustrations.
"Savor her book in a comfortable chair, with a glass of sherry."--Bon Appetit
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