Is There a Nutmeg in the House?: Essays on Practical Cooking with More Than 150 Recipes

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Penguin Books, 29 oct. 2002 - 318 pages
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The sequel to her much-acclaimed An Omelette and a Glass of Wine, Is There a Nutmeg in the House? gathers a selection of Elizabeth David's writings, spanning four decades. Insisting that food need not be complicated to be delicious, she emphasizes the practical aspects of cooking and eating. More than 150 recipes from many countries are included, all bearing David's unmistakable personal touch. Always elegant and witty, her writing conveys her sense of season and place, as well as her passionate interest in food, its history, its myriad personalities, and its role in civilized society.

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Is there a nutmeg in the house?

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David was one of the preeminent voices in 20th-century food writing. Her recipes read like narratives that recited more the spirit than the letter of the law, and she addressed her subject with ... Consulter l'avis complet

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ANOTHER fine book of essays by my hero. Her literary executrix can keep finding new unpublished manuscripts forever as far as I care. Consulter l'avis complet

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Elizabeth David (1913-1992) published eight books during her lifetime, from the evocative Book of Mediterranean Food to the masterly English Bread and Yeast Cookery.

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