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An Omelette and A Glass of Wine

David, Elizabeth (Book - 2010 )
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"Savor her book in a comfortable chair, with a glass of sherry."--Bon Appetit "Elizabeth David has the intelligence, subtlety, sensuality, courage and creative force of the true artist."--Wine and Food"The best food writer of her time."--Jane Grigson,Times Literary SupplementAn Omelette and a Glass of Wineis a culinary classic by the greatest food writer of the mid-twentieth century, and one of the greatest food writers of any era. This revered volume contains a collection of articles Elizabeth David originally wrote for magazines and newspapers such as theSpectator,Gourmet,Vogue, and theSunday Times(London). It offers delightful explorations of food and cooking, among which are its namesake essay and other such gems as "Syllabubs and Fruit Fools," "Sweet Vegetables, Soft Wine," "Pleasing Cheeses," and "Whisky in the Kitchen." David's many admirers will cherish this new edition, and readers new to her writing will marvel at her wisdom and grace.
Authors: David, Elizabeth, 1913-1992
Title: An omelette and a glass of wine
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2010
Characteristics: xxiii, 368 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Elizabeth David ; foreword by John Thorne
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 1599218607
9781599218601
Branch Call Number: 641.013 D249o 2010
Subject Headings: International cooking Gastronomy
Topical Term: International cooking
Gastronomy
LCCN: 2010006369
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Elizabeth David changed the way we think about and prepare food. Her nine books, written with impeccable wit and considerable brilliance, helped educate the taste (and taste buds) of the postwar generation. Insisting on authentic recipes and fresh ingredients, she taught that food need not be com... Read More »


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