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Picnics: And Other Outdoor Feasts

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Originally published in 1981, as Picnic this revised and expanded edition is a celebration of the tradition of preparing and savoring meals in the open. It reveals a world of simply prepared and delicious foods and stimulates the imagination with tales from far and near in Claudia Roden's elegant, discursive style.

It offers the conventional and the exotic: from the street
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Paperback, 314 pages
Published April 11th 2008 by Grub Street (first published April 23rd 1981)
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this one is of limited use of the cookery shelves, except for ardent outdoor eaters, though as always a good and inspirational book
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Claudia Roden was brought up in Cairo. She finished her education in Paris and later studied art in London. Starting as a painter she was drawn to the subject of food partly through a desire to evoke a lost heritage - one of the pleasures of a happy life in Egypt.
With her bestselling classic, A Book of Middle Eastern Food, first published in 1968, Roden revolutionized Western attitudes to the cuis
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