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The Penguin Companion to Food By Alan Davidson

The Penguin Companion to Food
by Alan Davidson

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This reference offers a blend of history, fact and anecdote. It covers everything from culinary terms and cooking techniques to national cuisines, famous dishes and unusual ingredients. It includes 40 longer articles on topics such as garlic, noodles and sugar, and puddings.
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The Penguin Companion to Food by Alan Davidson

This is an entertaining celebration of food in all its forms, written by a food expert, and with contributions from specialists across the globe. It contains information on just about every foodstuff and on a multitude of dishes, from angel food cake to zabaglione; devotes over 120 entries to national and regional cusines past and present, including Roman diets and "white-trash" food; and explores such miscellaneous topics as culinary terms and cookery writers.

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'This is an awe-inspiring work of love and dedication to the one thing that unites all of us human beings: food.' - Sophie Grigson.

About Alan Davidson

Alan Davidson is an eminent and well-travelled author. He has written widely on seafood in particular, and is co-founder, with his wife Jane, of the food history journal Petit Propos Culinaires. He lives in London, in Chelsea.

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The Penguin Companion to Food by Alan Davidson
Alan Davidson
Penguin Reference Books S.
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