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1001 Foods

You Must Try Before You Die

By Frances Case

  • Paperback
  • £20.00

Continuing the popular series including 1001 Movies, Albums, Books, Buildings, Gardens and Paintings. The first comprehensive photographic guide to gourmet food. Good food is something of an obsession at the moment, with a focus on quality, excitement and maximum taste sensations. Beautiful photography to tempt and encourage everyone to go out and try something new - the ultimate in food porn.

Food, good food, is having it's day. Never before have people been more aware of just how much there is out there to try. Ostrich steak, Himalayan pink salt, urchin sushi, Indian spices, Sardinian maggot cheese; each of the foods featured in the book are different in appearance, taste, and texture but all tempting and intriguing in their own way and waiting to blow your senses away.Written by a variety of chefs and food conoisseurs, this book not only tells you what foods to try but where they come from, how they have been and are used in cooking today and features detailed tasting notes indicating what to expect when you try them. Join Frances Case as she recommends brands, and takes you into the different market places, souks, food halls and delicatessens all over the world.Food is not just about keeping us going but a way of experiencing the many other cultures and traditions of the world we live in. So grab the book, grab a fork and tuck in.

Biographical Notes

Frances Case started her food writing career in food and drink magazines and has since contributed to television and radio programmes and major brands as well as several publications including The Guardian.Her experience of food ranges all over the world, from deli counters in London to buying from Parisian charcuteries, Sri Lankan market stalls and Kenyan fishermen.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781844036127
  • Publication date: 21 Jul 2008
  • Page count: 960
  • Imprint: Cassell
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