Christmas 2016: Food and Drink

Food is very important to us here at the Bookshop (and, obviously, the Cake Shop). As are books about food. Here are a few to whet your appetites.

The Ten (Food) Commandments

Jay Rayner

From the publisher:

A title, in which, the author deals once and for all with questions like whether it is ever okay to covet thy neighbour’s oxen (it is), eating with your hands (very ...

Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain

From the publisher:

Brash, wild, original and badass. This is Anthony Bourdain’s interpretation of a normal cookbook. As a restaurant professional, Bourdain spent his life on the fringes of ...

The 24-Hour Wine Expert

Jancis Robinson

From the publisher:

Wine is now one of the most popular drinks in the world. From the difference between red and white, to the shape of bottles and their labels, descriptions of taste, colour ...

Dali: Les Diners de Gala

illustrated by Salvador Dali

From the publisher:

“Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste ... If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of ...