Eating for Britain

Eating for Britain

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'Who are these people? Look at what they eat.' Simon Majumdar travels the country to find out what British food -- from Arbroath Smokies to Welsh rarebit to chicken tikka masala -- reveals about British identity. Exploring the history of British food, he celebrates the wealth of fare on offer today, and meets the people all over the country -- the farmers, the fishermen, the brewers, bakers and cheese makers -- who have given the British reason to love their food again. Join Simon as he becomes a judge at the Great British Pie Competition (where, to his sorrow, he ends up judging vegetarian pies), as he learns to make Balti with a true Brummie, hunts for grouse, and sees seaside rock being made in Blackpool. EATING FOR BRITAIN is an impassioned and hilarious journey into the meaning of eating British.... I could bring any and all of them to my table without concern for price, seasonality or, God help me, carbon footprint. ... has involved over 13, 000 miles of driving in a battered Ford Focus, from the coast of Cornwall in the southwest of Englandanbsp;...

Title:Eating for Britain
Author:Simon Majumdar
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-05-27


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