About this book
A new book from the acclaimed food writer and former one-half of "Two Fat Ladies". This major new history of English food takes the reader on a journey from the feasts of medieval kings to the cuisine of the present day. Dickson Wright tells the stories of those who have shaped tastes, such as chefs, cookbook writers, gourmets and gluttons.
Takes the reader on a journey from the time of the Second Crusade and the feasts of medieval kings to the cuisine - both good and bad - of the present day. This title looks at the shifting influences on the national diet as immigrant communities have made their contribution to the life of the country.