Food In England
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From the publisher
FOOD IN ENGLAND became an instant classic when it was first published in 1954, and its eclectic mix of recipes, anecdotes, household hints, spells and history has had a deep influence on countless English cooks and food writers since.With wit and wisdom, Dorothy Hartley explores the infinite variety of English cooking, as well as many aspects of English life and culture. From the rules of conduct for a medieval banquet to the way to make perfect mashed potatoes, from how to dress a crab to the ultimate recipe for strawberries and cream, FOOD IN ENGLAND will delight all admirers - and consumers - of modern British cookery.An irresistible tour through centuries of culinary history, illuminated with Hartley's own lively illustrations, FOOD IN ENGLAND is a unique glimpse into England's past.