Eating for England: The Delights and Eccentricities of the British at the Table

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Fourth Estate, 2007 - Cooking - 280 pages
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The British have a relationship with their food that is unlike that of any other country. Once something that was never discussed in polite company, it is now something with which the nation is obsessed. But are they at last developing a food culture or are they just going through the motions? This entertaining, detailed, and somewhat tongue-in-cheek observation of the British and their food, cooking, eating, and behavior in restaurants, covers such topics as dinner parties, funeral teas, Indian restaurants, dieting, and eating while under the influence. Written in Nigel Slater's trademark readable style, Eating for England highlights the nation's idiosyncratic attitude towards the fine art of dining.

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Nigel Slater is the author of The Kitchen Diaries, Real Fast Desserts, Real Fast Food, Real Good Food, and Toast.

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