A Book of Mediterranean Food

David, Elizabeth (Book - 2002)
A Book of Mediterranean Food
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Long acknowledged as the inspiration for such modern masters as Julia Child and Claudia Roden, A Book of Mediterranean Food is Elizabeth David's passionate mixture of recipes, culinary lore, and frank talk. In bleak postwar Great Britain, when basics were rationed and fresh food a fantasy, David set about to cheer herself --and her audience-- up with dishes from the south of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and the Middle East. Some are sumptuous, many are simple, most are sublime.
Authors: David, Elizabeth, 1913-1992
Title: A book of Mediterranean food
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, c2002
Edition: 2nd rev. ed
Characteristics: xvi, 203 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Elizabeth David ; decorated by John Minton
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 1590170032
Branch Call Number: 641.591 D249b 2002
Subject Headings: Cooking, Mediterranean
Topical Term: Cooking, Mediterranean
LCCN: 2002000749
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When Britain was in the thrall of food rationing, Elizabeth David dared to introduce fresh inspirations from other countries in Europe.

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