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Hardback:Stories from the kitchen / edited by Diana Secker Tesdell.:2015 Hardback Stories from the kitchen / edited by Diana Secker Tesdell.
Stories from the kitchen / edited by Diana Secker Tesdell.
Author: Tesdell, Diana Secker
Author: Tesdell, Diana Secker.
Publication year: 2015
Format: Hardback
Publisher: New York ; London : Alfred A. Knopf/Everyman's Pocket Classics,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781841596198 9781101907597 (US)
Notes:
Formerly CIP.
Offers an mouth-watering smorgasbord of stories with food in the starring role, this book includes choice titbits from famous novels: the triumphant boeuf en daube served in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, and Proust's rhapsodic memories of watching the family cook prepare asparagus in Remembrance of Things Past. Stories from the Kitchen is a mouth-watering smorgasbord of stories with food in the starring role, by a rich variety of authors from Dickens, Chekhov and Saki to Isak Dinesen, Jim Crace and Amy Tan. The menu includes choice titbits from famous novels: the triumphant boeuf en daube served in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, Proust's rhapsodic memories of watching the family cook prepare asparagus in Remembrance of Things Past, Zola's extravagant 'cheese symphony' scene from The Belly of Paris.Here are over-the-top amuse-bouches by Gerald Durrell, Nora Ephron and T. C. Boyle; a short story by famous food writer M. F. K. Fisher; and a delightful account of the perfect
Series title: Everyman's pocket classics
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