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Cook's Delights: An Anthology of Food Fantasy and Indulgence

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A fascinating and quirky anthology of the literature and art of gastronomy, illustrated with rare prints and engravings

Selected from the literature of different periods and countries, this book is a celebration of culinary delicacies, fantastic feasts, and gluttonous gourmets. The pieces have been chosen from the writings of such authors as Charles Dickens, Edward Lear, Ev
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Little Books (first published September 30th 2010)
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Feb 04, 2015 ^ rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone with an educated interest or delight in good food and cooking.
I bought this anthology as a 'thank you for inviting me to lunch present' for cousins - she is a very capable cook, he loves gardening.

My initial reaction to seeing it on the booksellers shelf was, "Oh no! Not another anthology on cooking." I picked it up, flipped through it, and thought WOW. "No" to "YES!" in under a minute; despite the publisher(Max Press, Little Books Ltd) being unknown to me.

This book is very beautifully presented with a great variety of interesting and thoughtfully chosen i
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