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Life Is Meals
Author: James Salter

ISBN: 9781447254928
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 462
Published: 1 October 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.5 x 3.6
Description:
From the award-winning author James Salter and his wife, Kay - amateur chefs and terrific hosts - here is a lively, beautifully illustrated food lover's companion.

With an entry for each day of the year, Life Is Meals takes us from a Twelfth Night cake in January to a champagne dinner on New Year's Eve. This is a book rich with culinary wisdom, history, recipes, literary pleasures, and the authors' own stories of their triumphs - and catastrophes - in the kitchen.

Entries include:
The menu on the Titanic on the fatal night


The seductiveness of a velvety Brie or the perfect martini


How to decide whom to invite to a dinner party - and whom not to


The greatest dinner ever given at the White House


Where in Paris Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter had French onion soup at 4:00 a.m.


How to cope with acts of god and man-made disasters in the kitchen Sophisticated, practical, opinionated and indispensable, Life Is Meals is a tribute...

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