Food: Our Food, Our World

Cliffhanger: Percebes Hunting

Lookout
Malaga, 1994, 1,900 words
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'Percebes - a special kind of shellfish. They may look like bunches of black vinyl fingers, but twist off the skin at the base and you will discover what the gourmets rave about.'

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Culinary Characteristics Offer Food for Thought

The Times
London, 1989, with Isabelle Anscombe, 750 words
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'Food occupies such a large part of our daily lives, yet its history and the cultural content of eating, cooking, shopping and dining are virtually ignored, not only by historians and sociologists, but by ourselves.'

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First Catch Your Hare

Bertelsmann Bookclub Magazine
London, 1986, 800 words
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'Hannah Glasse disproved Dr Johnson's notion that "women can spin very well, but they cannot make a good book of cookery".'

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Fresh. New Spanish Chefs I

Spain Gourmetour
Madrid, 2002, 8,000 words
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Interviews and recipes: Andoni Luis Aduriz, Sergi Arola, Elena Arzak, Aitor Elizegi, Ramón Freixa, Jordi Parramón, Isaac Salaberria (Basque Country and Catalunya) and Luis Irizar. There are updates of six interviews on www.gourmed.com

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Fresh. New Spanish Chefs II

Spain Gourmetour
Madrid, 2002, 8,000 words
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Interviews and recipes: José Antonio Campoviejo, Quique Dacosta, Xavier Díaz & Aizpea Ohianeder, José Carlos García Ortiz, Francis Paniego, Pepe Rodríguez Rey (Around Spain). There are updates of six interviews on www.gourmed.com

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In Search of a Speciality: Balearic Food

Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera Insight Guides
London, 1989, 1,500 words
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'Balearic cuisine boasts a great peasant repertoire, but you'll search high and low to track down one of the island's traditional earthy bread soups when you're eating out.'

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