Is there a nutmeg in the house?

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Viking, Oct 18, 2001 - Cooking - 318 pages
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Along with M.F.K. Fisher and Julia Child, Elizabeth David changed the way we think about and prepare food. Her nine books, written with impeccable wit and considerable brilliance, helped educate the taste (and taste buds) of the postwar generation. Insisting on authentic recipes and fresh ingredients, she taught that food need not be complicated to be delicious.Elizabeth David, who died in 1992, was a very private person who seldom gave interviews. However, a 1984 collection of her journalism entitled An Omelet and a Glass of Wine greatly revealed David to her readers and is now considered the best food book written in the twentieth century. Now, nearly twenty years later, Viking will publish the sequel to that landmark book. Is There a Nutmeg in the House? contains material that has never appeared in previous collections. The emphasis throughout is on the practical aspects of cooking and eating and the book includes 150 recipes. These may come from around the world -- Mediterranean tomato consomme or classic English raspberry cream -- but they all have Elizabeth David's unmistakable touch. Delightful essays on her various likes an

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Review: Is There a Nutmeg in the House?: Essays on Practical Cooking with More Than 150 Recipes

User Review  - Roz Dibley - Goodreads

I love Elizabeth David's writing. This book is a selection of a number of her essays with some more enjoyable that others. I also love the way she writes recipes and has no pictures of the food. Would recommend to anyone. Read full review

Review: Is There a Nutmeg in the House?: Essays on Practical Cooking with More Than 150 Recipes

User Review  - Romi - Goodreads

Elizabeth David wrote as if she knew that she was the doyenne-to-be. This inspired me whennthe ingredients were still impossible to obtain! Read full review

Contents

Kitchens and Their Cooks
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Elizabeth Davids Dream Kitchen
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Scoff Gaffe
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