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An Alphabet for Gourmets
  • ISBN: 9781914198410
  • Pages: 224
  • Publisher: Daunt Books
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Foreword: Ella Risbridger

An Alphabet for Gourmets

M. F. K. Fisher

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‘If a woman can be made more peaceful, a man fuller and richer, children happier, by a changed approach to the basically brutish satisfaction of hunger, why should not I, the person who brought about that change, feel a definite and rewarding urge to proselytize?’

From A for (dining) alone to Z for Zakuski, ‘a Russian hors d’oeuvre’, An Alphabet for Gourmets takes us through a selection of food essays by M. F. K. Fisher.

In elegant prose, and with an eye for detail and a sharp-edged wit, she draws us in to the whole experience of cooking: from the company to the setting, from the preparation to the scraped-clean plate. This is a celebration of dining in all its guises.

With a foreword by Ella Risbridger.

With Bold Knife and Fork

Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher did write exquisitely. She also wrote a vast amount, and one might fear indigestion on so hefty a diet of opinion, scathing contempt and passion for the many and varied...

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