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The Faber Book of Food By Edited by Colin Spencer

The Faber Book of Food
by Edited by Colin Spencer

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Looks at different types of food, not merely gastronomic pleasures but also the lack of them. The book spans the pleasures of the table, culinary disasters, rivalry and snobbery, pretension and generosity from Babylonian times to the present day.
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The Faber Book of Food by Edited by Colin Spencer

This book is about different types of food, not merely gastronomic pleasures but also the lack of them. In order to illuminate our understanding of food and eating, the editors have plundered novels, memoirs and diaries, travel and recipe books, lectures, essays and philosophy. The book spans the pleasures of the table, culinary disasters, rivalry and snobbery, pretension and generosity from Babylonian times to the present day.

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GOR001416061
The Faber Book of Food by Edited by Colin Spencer
Edited by Colin Spencer
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Faber & Faber
1994-03-02
567
0571164676
9780571164677
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