A very wide-ranging anthology which goes beyond the traditional limits of collections of food writing: it not only celebrates wonderful meals in novels, diaries and biobraphies, but addresses some of the more controversial and political aspects of food as well. The chapter headings include: (anorexia, hunger strikers); 'Plenty' (from Lucullus to Mrs Beeton); 'Punishment (force-feeding); 'Ostentation' (politica-lly extravagant meals); 'Sex' (food before, during and aftyer sex); 'Dislikes' (school food; foreign food) and 'Passions' (wonderful food) Joan Smith is a celebrated novelist and journalist who has a healthily obsessive attitude towards food - she will write a long introduction to the book.essays and extracts Joan Smith. the game is to get the best for the least money; economy means not so much helping the budget as winning the game. ... In New York, Fessenden took me to his favorite restaurant, the hole-in-the-wall Bit of Bengal on upper Broadway, where I had my first ultra-hot lamb vindaloo, a seductiveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hungry for you|
|Publisher||:||Random House (UK) - 1996-11-14|