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CHOICE CUTS:  A SAVORY SELECTION OF FOOD WRITING FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND THROUGHOUT HISTORY., Kurlansky, Mark, Editor.  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Auguste Escoffier, Ludwig Bemelmans, A.J. Liebling, M.F.K. Fisher, Pellegrino Artusi, elizabeth David, Martial, George Orwell, Cato, James Beard, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Alexis Soyer, et al.

Author Name    Kurlansky, Mark, Editor. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Auguste Escoffier, Ludwig Bemelmans, A.J. Liebling, M.F.K. Fisher, Pellegrino Artusi, elizabeth David, Martial, George Orwell, Cato, James Beard, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Alexis Soyer, et al.

Title   CHOICE CUTS: A SAVORY SELECTION OF FOOD WRITING FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND THROUGHOUT HISTORY.

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Ballantine 2002

ISBN Number    0345457102 / 9780345457103

Illustrator   Mark Kurlansky.

Seller ID   30065

473 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w drawings, photographs. **Please note: this is not a recipe book, although a few recipes are included.** "(F)eatures more than two hundred pieces, from Cato to Cab Calloway. Here are essays by Plato on the art of cooking - Pablo Neruda on french fries - Alice B. Toklas on killing carp - M.F.K. Fisher on the virility of Turkish desserts - Alexandre Dumas on coffee - W.H. Auden on Icelandic food - Elizabeth David on the downward march of English pizza - Claud Levi-Strauss on 'the idea of rotten' - James Beard on scrambled eggs - Balzac, Virginia Woolf, E.M. Forster, Chekhov, and many other famous gourmands and gourmets, accomplished cooks, or jsut plain ravenous writers on the passions of cuisine. Presented by subject - including 'Food and Sex', 'On Bread Alone', 'Rants', and 'Their Just Desserts' - and illustrated with classic photographs as well as Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings, (it) also features such curios as a first-century dinner invitations, a 1959 essay on edible spiders, and 'Gelatin Hints from Knox - Dainty Desserts for Dainty People' (1929)." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small faint soiling mark on top of text block. Dust jacket has some very light wrinkling at top edge, light colour fading on bottom half of spine.

Food,  Food  Writing,  Cooking,  Cookery,  Cato,  Cab  Calloway,  Pablo  Neruda,  Alice  B.  Toklas,  Alexandre  Dumas,  Claude  Levi-Struss,  Balzac,  Virginia  Woolf,  W.H.  Auden,  E.M.  Forster,  Chekhov,  Gourmands,  Gourmets,  Cooks,  Chefs,  Cuisine,  Bread,  Dessert,  Ben  Sira,  Gluttony,  Le  Mesnagier  De  Paris,  Nouvelle  Cuisine,  Sex,  Restaurants,  Thanksgiving  Dinner,  Ernest  Hemingway,  Sicilian  Dining,  Markets,  John  Steinbeck,  Waiters,  Platina,  Galen,  Eggs,  Vegetables,  Beans,  Fish,  Poultry,  Meat,  Rice,  Potatoes,  Seasonings,  Herbs,  Salads,  Truffles,  Fat,  Fruit,  Henry  David  Thoreau,  Chocolate,  Drinks,  Drinking,  Water,  Insects,  French,  France,  Hot  Chocolate,  French  Cooking,  English  Cooking,  Jane  Grigson,  American  Cooking,  German  Cooking,  Proust,  Margaret  Mead,  Plato. 

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