In a Polish Country House Kitchen
In My Polish Country House Kitchen is a beautifully written cookbook that explores the fall of Communism and its wide-ranging culinary and cultural effects through the lens of food. This is not the discovery of a trend, but rather the rediscover of something that was always there. The book contains 90 recipes and evocative headnotes that paint a picture of Polish country life that expands a reader's understanding of Polish history, foodways and culture.
- Hardback | 288 pages
- 211 x 255 x 31mm | 1,440g
- 21 Nov 2012
- CHRONICLE BOOKS
- San Francisco, United States
- col. Illustrations
"This is Polish food for the modern palate: All of the flavors you would expect-sour pickles, tart beets, flavorsome game, bittersweet poppy seed-but lighter, fresher, and easier than ever before." - Nigella Lawson
About Anne Applebaum
Anne Applebaum won the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction in 2004. She is a columnist for the Washington Post. She is also the director of Political Studies at the Legatum Institute in London. She has also worked as the Foreign and Deputy Editor of the Spectator magazine, as the Political Editor of the Evening Standard and as a columnist at several newspapers, including the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. From 1988-1991 she covered the collapse of communism as the Warsaw corresponded of the Economist magazine. Danielle Crittenden tested and developed many of the recipes in the book. Crittenden blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and her articles and essays have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post among others.