Food & society

    History of Cookbooks

    By Henry Notaker

    Hardback £20.46

    A History of Cookbooks provides a sweeping literary and historical overview of the cookbook genre, exploring its development as a part of food culture beginning in the Late Middle Ages. Studying cookbooks from various Western cultures and languages, Henry Notaker traces the transformation of recipes from brief notes with ingredients...

    BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts

    By Stella Parks

    Hardback Save £3.79 = £21.21

    An award-winning pastry chef's foolproof recipes and fresh take on the history of American desserts, from chocolate chip cookies to toaster pastries.

    Hungry Empire

    By Lizzie Collingham

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Shows how the British created a global network of commerce and trade in foodstuffs that moved people and plants from one continent to another, re-shaping landscapes and culinary tastes. This book charts the rise of sugar to its dominant position in our diets and locates the origins of the food...

    Ethical Carnivore

    By Louise Gray

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    We should all know exactly where our meat comes from. But what if you took this modern day maxim to its logical conclusion? What if you only ate animals you killed yourself? Fed up of friends claiming to care about the provenance of their food, Louise Gray decides to follow...

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    Paperback Save £5.90 = £32.10

    Presents new research into Mycenaean production, trade and use of cooking vessels and the impact that cooking vessels can have on the archaeological interpretation of sites and their inhabitants.

    New Art of Cookery

    By Vicky Hayward

    Hardback Save £1.28 = £23.67

    New Art of Cookery explores Spanish food culture through a classic, 1745 friary cookbook that remixed the flavors and techniques of earlier local cuisines. This, the first English translation, sets the original book in its historical context and gives cooks' guidelines to help readers enjoy the traditions, flavors and roots...

    Angry Chef

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Who will save us from the damaging lies of the pervasive diet myths and clean-eating fads of today? Enter Anthony Warner, the Angry Chef...

    World is Your Burger

    By David Michaels

    Hardback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    An encyclopaedic, eye-catching tribute to one of the world's most popular foods - the humble hamburger

    Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography

    By Susan Bright

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    Gastronomical Me

    By M. F. K. Fisher

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

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