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    DescriptionLegendary cook Elizabeth David is the woman who changed the face of British cooking. She introduced a dreary post-war Britain to the sun-drenched culinary delights of the Mediterranean; to foods like olive oil, pasta, and garlic, to fresh herbs like basil and to vegetables like zucchini and eggplant--foods that have become the staples of our diets today. Her recipes brought color and life into kitchens everywhere, yet her books never contained any photographs. Now, published for the first time, comes this full color, beautifully illustrated collection of her most inspiring and delicious dishes. Never before have her recipes been photographed to showcase the richness and variety of the food that she was so passionate about.Published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Elizabeth's first book, her instant classic Mediterranean Food, At Elizabeth David's Table has twelve chapters guiding the reader from tasty soups and starters, through to meat, fish and desserts. Sections on successful bread making, as well as more extravagant dishes, ensure that this will become the cooking bible that readers will turn to, time and time again. Interspersed throughout the book are some of Elizabeth's short essays--from how to cook 'fast and fresh' using store-bought and pantry ingredients, to evocative portraits of French and Italian markets.With an introduction by Ruth Reichl, the famed editor of the modern classic The Gourmet Cookbook and the irreplaceable Gourmet magazine, and a preface by Jill Norman, literary trustee of Elizabeth David's estate, At Elizabeth David's Table is the must-have cookbook for home cooks, gourmets, and chefs alike.


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    Title
    At Elizabeth David's Table
    Subtitle
    Classic Recipes and Timeless Kitchen Wisdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth David, Illustrated by Jon Gray, By (photographer) David Loftus, Compiled by Jill Norman, Preface by Ruth Reichl
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 383
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 253 mm
    Thickness: 37 mm
    Weight: 1,324 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062049728
    ISBN 10: 0062049720
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14540
    BIC subject category V2: WBN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.59
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97406000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    DC22: 641.594
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX725.A1 D27 2011
    DC21: 641.594
    BISAC V2.8: CKB011000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Ecco Press
    Imprint name
    Ecco Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "The food rendered in blooming center-focus color, the images as soft at the edges as a dream... This title serves as a good introduction, to be followed by trips to the used-book store for the originals, best consumed with an omelet and a glass of wine."--Sam Sifton, New York Times