Cook's Pocket Companion

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Pavilion Books, 2007 - Cooking - 145 pages

This attractive, handy pocket book is an enlightening and entertaining anthology of foodie facts, history, quotes, hints and tips. Learn where in the world the annual monkey banquet is held at which gourmet chefs prepare a feast for pampered primates, why Eliza Action's Modern Cookery for Private Families was such a runaway success in 1845, the science and theory behind the many different ways you can prevent an onion from making you cry, and the unbeatable health-giving properties of fruit.

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About the author (2007)

Jo Swinnerton is a freelance writer specializing in food and drink who has edited several books in the Pocket Companion series.

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