Item description for PICNICS: and other outdoor feasts by Claudia Roden...
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 food of the Middle East and Mediterranean, the festivals of the high grassy plains of Mexico to the English traditions of picnicing in parks, at Glyndebourne and shooting-lunches on the moors. This is a book for any season and any climate. It is a book to cook from and a book to read and the re-issue of this classic will be welcomed by all lovers of Claudia Roden's writings.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Publisher Grub Street Cookery
ISBN 1904943179 ISBN13 9781904943174
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More About Claudia Roden
Claudia Roden was born and raised in Cairo. She completed her formal education in Paris and then moved to London to study art. She travels extensively as a food writer. Her previous books include Mediterranean Cookery, which was published in conjunction with her BBC television series; her seminal A Book of Middle Eastern Food; Everything Tastes Better Outdoors; The Good Food of Italy--Region by Region; and Coffee: A Connoisseur's Companion. She has won five Glenfiddich prizes, including 1992 Food Writer of the Year and the Glenfiddich Trophy. In 1989 she received the two most prestigious food prizes of Italy--the Premio Orio Vergani and the Premio Maria Luigia, Duchessa di Parma--for her London Sunday Times Magazine series "The Taste of Italy." She lives in London.