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Adventures of a Terribly Greedy Girl

A Memoir of Food, Family, Film & Fashion

By Kay Plunkett-Hogge

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A moving, funny, food-based memoir (with recipes) set in Bangkok, London, LA and New York, this book celebrates a life lived entirely unplanned.

A moving, funny, food-based memoir (with recipes) set in Bangkok, London, LA and New York, this book celebrates a life lived entirely unplanned.

As featured in the Sunday Express and Evening Standard Must Haves

'...a heady and enchanting book and a manifesto of our times ...if you're interested in food, film, fashion or simply fantastic adventures to far-flung places, you'll want to devour Kay Plunkett-Hogge's Adventures of a Terribly Greedy Girl'.
Metro

'This eclectic memoir, with its evocative vignettes of life in some of the world's most
vibrant cities, is punctuated with mouthwatering recipes - everything from sashimi with Thai salsa
verde to the perfect dry martini'.
Daily Mail

'...a romp through the life of one-time male model-booker Kay Plunkett-Hogge. There are recipes and checklists peppered among the riotous stories. Dip in and out or read on the train to brighten your commute - it's better than a Berocca fix (and far more entertaining'.
delicious.magazine

'[A] feisty, funny memoir, interspersed with personal recipes. Best enjoyed with a Martini'.
Sainsbury's Magazine

With a dry martini in hand, Kay Plunkett-Hogge looks back at the happy accidents, regrettable errors and unexpected opportunities that led to a career as a food and drink writer, via stints in the worlds of fashion and film. It is a celebration of a tumbling through life, of mistakes, and opportunities laid bare. As you read, Kay shares 25 delicious recipes she discovered along the way, from her grandmother's apple crumble to sashimi with Thai salsa verde.

Chapters include 10 Things I Learnt in New York, The Comfort of a Roast Chicken and What Would Martha Do? Joyful, witty and occasionally indiscreet, Adventures of A Terribly Greedy Girl is about the benefits of letting your curiosity trump your good sense.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781784721923
  • Publication date: 09 Feb 2017
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
This is on a list for food lovers but I defy anyone not to enjoy it. Life-affirming. — METRO
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