Posts Tagged “Elizabeth David”

At Elizabeth David’s Table – Her very best everyday recipes – review

At Elizabeth David’s Table – Her very best everyday recipes – review

She was and still is one of our most celebrated food writers. Her first book was published in 1950 in those dark days after the Second World War finished and before normal life began again. One could liken her work to the equivalent of colour TV arriving in our sitting rooms. Yes, we had enjoyed…

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Spices, Salt and Aromatics in the English Kitchen by Elizabeth David – review

Spices, Salt and Aromatics in the English Kitchen by Elizabeth David – review

Elizabeth David is for many the Grande Dame of British cooking, although she is more famed for her writings on the cuisine of the Mediterranean at a time when the prospect of many Brits travelling to those sun-drenched climes was slim. Spices, Salt and Aromatics in the English Kitchen takes us a little further afield…

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An Omelette and a Glass of Wine by Elizabeth David – review

An Omelette and a Glass of Wine by Elizabeth David – review

I review books by many new authors, many smart young foodies and quite a few old stagers, who each have lots to offer the culinary opus. Elizabeth David is, depending on your viewpoint, either a shining star in a dazzling firmament or a treasure island in the sea of mediocrity. It’s true that Elizabeth David…

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