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Choice Cuts

A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History

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Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky
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Mark Kurlansky, bestselling author of Salt and Cod, serves up a smorgasbord of food writing through the ages, from Plato to Louis Prima Choice Cuts offers more than two hundred mouth-watering selections, including Brillat-Savarin on chocolate; Waverley Root on truffles; M. F. K. Fish on gingerbread; Pablo Neruda on French fries; Alexandre Dumas on coffee; and a vast variety by Escoffier, Elizabeth David, A. J. Liebling, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, Dickens, Balzac, Chekhov, Orwell, and Alice B. Toklas, among others. Filled throughout with recipes, menus, classic photographs, and Kurlansky's own original drawings, Choice Cuts is a must-have for any serious lover of food. "The most outrageously broad, gregarious food writing anthology." -Saveur Mark Kurlansky is the author of many books including Salt, The Basque History of the World, 1968, and The Big Oyster. His newest book is Birdseye.

Author Biography

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Food of a Younger Land, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World; Salt: A World History; 1968: The Year That Rocked the World; and The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell. He lives in New York City.
Release date NZ
October 26th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Penguin USA
Interest Age
From 18 years
Pages
496
Dimensions
141x217x28
ISBN-13
9780142004937
Product ID
2968445

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