Food and Wine
“ Barrels of oysters wrapped in seaweed came by boat from Stollport. Fat beam and trout were carried in dripping wooden boxes lined with wet straw. A great conger eel arrived in a crate large enough to hold a cannon and appeared so fearsome Mister Bunce quelled the kitchen boys' mock-screams only by bringing out Mister Stone to take his pick among the screechers. Sacks of raisins, currants, dried prunes and figs piled up in the dry larder. In the wet room, soused brawn, salted ling and gallipots o ...more ”
“ The Rognons de Veau à la Bordelaise did not taste like piss, no matter what my mother says, because I cleaned them with my deadly boning knife, and because the beef marrow conducted a two-pronged attack with the finishing sprinkling of parsley on any holdout pissiness- extinguishing it between fatty, velvety richness and sharp, fresh greenness. We ate it with a wine that I bought in the city that is cloudy and dark and tastes a little like blood. The lady who sold it to me called it "feral." Lik ...more ”
"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the lar…more
[close] "Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and these are some of our Focus Areas. We have welcomed worldwide members from over 171 countries; we are a large international group which spans the globe. Discussions: Bentley leads the Federalist Papers - which is a long term discussion. On September 1st, the HBC kicks off three book discussions: The Korean War: History by Bruce Cumings; Hero of the Empire, the Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard; Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. Become a Free Reader (only at the HBC) - we will tell you how. Currently Free Reading Salt and The Threat by Andrew McCabe Challenge: Land of the Morning Calm - the Two Koreas - sign up here - https://www.goodreads.com/challenges/8672-land-of-the-morning-calm---the-two-koreas-challenge Find Challenges for the Two Koreas, Ireland, Japan here - You can scroll through them and join the challenge that interests you.
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A group started out of a love of Washington wineries and wine and the food that accompanies it p…more
[close] A group started out of a love of Washington wineries and wine and the food that accompanies it perfectly. We'll feature books about food and wine, wine travel and tourism, and Washington State.
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Join author Whitney Gaskell as she discusses her new book, TABLE FOR SEVEN. This group will run…more
[close] Join author Whitney Gaskell as she discusses her new book, TABLE FOR SEVEN. This group will run April 15 - May 15, 2013.
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[close] we need to come up with a name for our book-club....main aim to read a book and join for drinks, chats and a book discussion ona regular interval..this will be updated after our first get-together...
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