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Catalan Cuisine: Europe's Last Great Culinary Secret, Andrews, Colman
1 Catalan Cuisine: Europe's Last Great Culinary Secret
Andrews, Colman
New York Atheneum 1988 0689117817 / 9780689117817 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Nice clean book and dust jacket. Orange-brown cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 332 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. More than just a collection of regional dishes or a minor culinary dialect, Catalan cuisine is a complex and sophisticated system of recipes and techniques that goes back to the cooking of the occupying Romans. Here is a richly detailed portrait of the food, recipes, wine, history and culture of the Catalan region of Spain. 027884

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2 Beard on Food
Beard, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1974 039448505X / 9780394485058 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Bill Greer, Illustrator 
First Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean bright yellow boards with green cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Bill Greer. 316 pages + index and note about the author and typesetting. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top right corner of spine edge, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A feast of gastronomic inspirations, cooking ideas, and irresistible new recipes from James Beard. 028086

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Fine Food, Wine, and Pickled Pine - The Story of Coventry Forge Inn, Cole, Ann Kilborn
3 Fine Food, Wine, and Pickled Pine - The Story of Coventry Forge Inn
Cole, Ann Kilborn
New York David McKay 1962 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light dust soiling to cloth boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 211 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has small edge chips, closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How the author and her son turned an old country house in Pennsylvania into a profitable, going restaurant. 026563

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A Welcoming Life: The M.F.K. Fisher Scrapbook, Gioia, Dominique; Fisher, M. F. K.
4 A Welcoming Life: The M.F.K. Fisher Scrapbook
Gioia, Dominique; Fisher, M. F. K.
Counterpoint 1997 1887178325 / 9781887178327 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A celebration of one of America's most beloved writers, gathering more than 240 family snapshots with extended selections from her writings, this photographic biography shines with Fishger's spirit. 027266

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Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, Katz, Sandor Ellix
5 Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods
Katz, Sandor Ellix
White River Junction, Vermont Chelsea Green Publishing Company 2003 1931498237 / 9781931498234 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean large trade paperback (size approx. 7" x 10". Clean bright cover with no chipping or fading; pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. Foreword by Sally Fallon, author of "Nourishing Traditions." 187 pages with index. A trip through the wild world of fermented and live-culture cuisine. These vital foods are at the forefront of the "food as nutrition" movement--providing incredible health benefits and are delicious and easy to make. Info on yogurt, cheese, vegetable krauts and kimchis, beers, wines and meads, miso and tempeh, sourdough breads and more. 027912

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To the Bone, Liebrandt, Paul and Andrew Freedman
6 To the Bone
Liebrandt, Paul and Andrew Freedman
New York Crown Publishing Group 2013 0770434169 / 9780770434168 First Hardback Fine FIne Jacket 
Clean gift-quality first edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beautiful book, no fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean silver endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Fabulous food photography by Evan Sung. Foreword by Heston Blumenthal. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027205

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Princess and the Pheasant - and Other Recipes, Luard, Elisabeth
7 The Princess and the Pheasant - and Other Recipes
Luard, Elisabeth
Bantam Press (Transworld Publishers) 1987 0593014405 / 9780593014400 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine; no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. 302 pages with index. No statement of edition. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (12.95 pounds net on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed author of "European Peasant Cookery: The Rich Tradition" has gathered together a selection of those pieces, illustrated with her own exquisite line drawings, to present an eclectic and quite individual blend of food, history, and travel writing. 027852

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Compleat Imbiber No 14 - An Annual Celebration of the Pleasures of the Table, Ray, Cyril
8 Compleat Imbiber No 14 - An Annual Celebration of the Pleasures of the Table
Ray, Cyril
London Beaumont Books 1989 1871073022 / 9781871073027 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, with clean green endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription on half-title page; no other marks. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Introduction by Kingsley Amis. 191 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A highly enjoyable anthology of writing about enjoyment of food and wine, memorable meals of note both old and new. 027883

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Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher, Reardon, Joan
9 Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher
Reardon, Joan
New York North Point Press 2004 0865475628 / 9780865475625 First Hardcover Good Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition (so stated) and first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Yellow boards with back cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Moderate soiling to yellow boards, clean black cloth spine with gold lettering. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 509 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In more than 30 books, M.F.K. Fisher forever changed the way Americans understood no only the art of eating but also the art of living. To retell her story as it really happened is an important enterprise, and Joan Reardon has made the most of her access to Fisher, her family and friends, and her private papers. This multifaceted portrayal of the woman John Updike christened our "poet of the appetites" is no less memorable than the personae Fisher crafted for herself. 027837

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A Literary Feast - Recipes and Writings by American Women Authors from History, Schofer, Yvonne
10 A Literary Feast - Recipes and Writings by American Women Authors from History
Schofer, Yvonne
Madison, Wisconsin Jones Books 2003 0972121722 / 9780972121729 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 206 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025856

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