Eating My Words

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Whitecap Books, 2003 - Cooking - 228 pages
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The truth is that all that we eat is life. We are life feeding on life and we will be eaten in turn. We are gloves slipped over the hand of life. It animates us for a while and then pulls out: same inner substance, different style of glove... So writes Eve Johnson in this wonderful collection of essays written in the style of the great Elizabeth David. Throughout it all, her sense of humour, her love of the unusual and her wit shine through. Anyone interested in food - from candy floss to exotic elixirs - can find it in this book.

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User Review  - Carrie.deSilva - LibraryThing

A pot pourri of kitchen essays and recipes, most just 3 or 4 pages long. A delight to dip into - good writing and serious recipes. Read full review

Contents

Kitchen Disasters
3
Evil Spirits in the Kitchen
26
The Crotchety Old Fudge Recipe
43
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Eve Johnson's ability to blend history, literature, and philosophy in her essays has made her one of Canada's most popular food writers. She is the former food editor of The Vancouver Sun, and has written two bestselling cookbooks: Six O'Clock Solutions and Five-Star Food.

Arthur Black is an author and former CBC Radio host of Basic Black.

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