‘With Bold Knife and Fork is the perfect bedside read, full of good tales, told with wit and wisdom. And it is a damn good cookbook.’ Prue Leith
In one of her most celebrated books, M. F. K. Fisher, the doyenne of food writers, offers us more than 140 of her favourite and most famous recipes. Here are dishes for every course of every meal – from ‘Teasers and Titbits’, through ‘Some Seeds of this Planet’ to ‘A Plethora of Puddings’. Whether simple or esoteric, the contents of With Bold Knife and Fork are served with an inimitable mixture of wit, anecdote and practicality. This edition is introduced by Prue Leith.
‘M. F. K. Fisher is one of the best of food writers. She is witty, wise, unpretentious. She makes you laugh, tells you stories, intrigues your mind, takes you on her travels.’ Jane Grigson
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...Read more
I don’t really consider M. F. a cookery writer per se. She is a sort of food alchemist and is positively sensual about the pleasure of food. ‘I just wish my fellow countrymen were more relaxed....Read more