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(*NEW ARRIVAL*) (Food Literature) Jane Grigson. Good Things

Illustrated by Alice Tait. Pictorial cloth, slipcase. Folio Society Edition. London: Folio Society, 2009.

 A celebration of the seasons and the foods they bring, with more than 250 recipes featuring ingredients indigenous to the British Isles. Originally published in 1971, Good Things is "a magnificent book" that was ahead of its time in celebrating recipes built around British locally-sourced food, all presented in Grigson's inimitably witty and stylish food writing (The Guardian). Divided into sections that cover Fish: "kippers, lobster, mussels and scallops, trout; Meat and Game: "meat pies, salted meat, snails, sweetbreads, rabbit and hare, pigeon, venison; Vegetables: "asparagus, carrots, celery, chicory, haricot beans, leeks, mushrooms, parsley, parsnips, peas, spinach, tomatoes; and Fruit: "apple and quince, gooseberries, lemons, prunes, strawberries, walnuts. Most importantly, Good Things includes the recipe for Grigson's famous curried parsnip soup.




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