Food: Our Food, Our World

Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Series & Commissioning Editor: Food as culture
1984-1993
Other books
1987-1993

The Creative Cook

Weidenfeld & Nicolson
London, 1993 (As series and commissioning editor)
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Written by James Kempton. The secrets of the kitchen revealed. Kempston underlines the similarities between one cuisine and another and explains fundamental principles and techniques, advocating a creative, produce-led approach.

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The Tuscan Year, Life & Food in an Italian Valley

Weidenfeld & Nicolson
London, 1984 (As series and commissioning editor)
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Written by Elizabeth Romer. “A classic of culinary literature… one of the first works in English to show how a way of eating was the product of a unique conjunction of agricultural, climatic and cultural variables.” John Hooper, Intelligent Life, 2011

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Traditional Country House Cooking

Weidenfeld & Nicolson
London, 1993 (As series and commissioning editor)
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Edited by C. Anne Wilson, one of Britain's leading food historians and for many years in charge of the special collection of cookery books at the Brotherton Library in Leeds, England. This book combines recipes with learned analysis. Contributors include Annette Hope, Tom Jaine, Alison Rosse, Jennifer Stead, and C. Anne Wilson.

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Ten Vineyard Lunches

Trafalgar Square for Interlink & Ebury Press
London, 1988
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Author Richard Olney - a member of the Academie Internationale du Vin - wrote about food and wine from 1951 till his death in Sollies-Toucas, Provence, in 1999. This book looks at France's wine regions and presents ten lunch menus inspired by particular wines.

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The Times Cookbook

Chatto & Windus
London, 1992
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A collection of more than 600 recipes by Frances Bissell, gathered from six years of her newspaper columns. She won the Glenfiddich Award for Cookery Writer of the Year in 1994.

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Very Food

Bookworks
London, 1987
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A limited-edition anthology of recipes written by artist Silvia Ziranek, presented as diary entries. The recipes - artworks in their own right - are punctuated with images of objects from the 1950s when the artist was a child in Britain.

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