Tag: Elizabeth David

Book Review: Tender, by Nigel Slater

Book Review: Tender, by Nigel Slater

British food writer Nigel Slater goes back to the garden in his new book, Tender: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch.

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Event & Book Review: Christmas British Style

Event & Book Review: Christmas British Style

| December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

Anyone who knows me well would be surprised to hear me recommending a Christmas book. I am a “bah humbug” type who tries desperately to escape the holiday each year. Not only do I not celebrate Christmas but I despise the crass commercialism, forced sentimentality, and find green and red to be the most distasteful color combination of all. But I am loving Elizabeth David’s Christmas. It would seem David was a bit overwhelmed by the holiday as well, in part because her family had many birthdays right around Christmas. Her preference?

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