Pot on the Fire: Further Exploits of a Renegade Cook

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Macmillan, 2000 - Cooking - 390 pages
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Pot on the Fire is the newest collection of essays on food and cooking from "the most enticingly serendipitous voice on the culinary front since Elizabeth David and M.F.K. Fisher" (Connoisseur). From nineteenth-century famine-struck Ireland to the India of the British Raj, from the bachelor's kitchen to the Italian cucina, Thorne is an entertaining, erudite, and inventive guide to culinary adventuring and appreciation.
 

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User Review  - JonathanGorman - LibraryThing

Seems better balanced than the other book I have read of his, Outlaw Cook. I suspect some of the essays seem to share a common base. I liked parts of Outlaw Cook, but a few essays seemed overly ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcglothlen - LibraryThing

I keep meaning to get all of John Thorne's books. The essay on rice in this one is worth the price of admission. Note from a few hours after I wrote the above: I seriously don't understand why everybody isn't reading John Thorne all the time. Read full review

Contents

KITCHEN DOINGS
115
TALES FROM THE OLD COOKSTOVE
229
LAST GLEANING
357

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John Thorne lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he publishes the bimonthly food newsletter Simple Cooking.

Matt Lewis Thorne lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he publishes the bimonthly food newsletter Simple Cooking.

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