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Pieces chosen and introduced by two rising stars of the literary and food worlds. Ella (based in ... Read More

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Pieces chosen and introduced by two rising stars of the literary and food worlds. Ella (based in South London) and Kate (based in Stroud) will be invaluable in the sell in and promotion of this bookA truly diverse, original list of authors - ranging from the expected greats to newer younger voices - with the pieces arranged in a way that emulates a real-life dinner party, with each piece having something to say to its neighbours on either sideThe anthology includes pieces from: Henry James, on ice-cream and peaches; Nigella Lawson, discussing mayonnaise; Michelle Zauner, talking about kimchi; Samuel Pepys, gushing about Parmesan cheese; Samin Nosrat, showcasing her chicken recipes; Lewis Carroll AND Katherine Mansfield, on food at parties; Shirley Jackson, on the washing up that inevitably follows the eating - and much, much more...The anthology includes conversations about food and recipes from different cultures, reflecting on the cultural weight that food, eating and cooking carries around the worldElla Risbridger is a writer and editor, mostly found in a pink kitchen in South London. She writes cookbooks, children's books, poems, articles and honestly, a whole bunch of stuff. Her debut food book Midnight Chicken was a Sunday Times Book of the Year 2019, Guild Of Food Writers General Cookbook of the Year, and an Amazon bestseller in both hardback and paperback. Ella likes poems, cats and gardens. @EllaRisbridger Kate Young is an award-winning food writer, cook and bookworm. Her Little Library cookbooks (The Little Library Cookbook, The Little Library Year, and The Little Library Christmas) feature food inspired by famous and beloved and occasionally obscure works of literature. When not writing, Kate caters weddings and private events, and works behind the counter in her local bookshop. She is based in the English countryside.A deliciously moreish collection of the finest pieces of writing on food. In this big, beautiful anthology, award-winning writers Kate Young and Ella Risbridger present you with their ultimate fantasy dinner party. Here you'll find over 100 authors, cooks and poets, from Laurie Colwin, Salman Rushdie and Jack Underwood, to Rachel Roddy, Audre Lorde and Nigella Lawson. The individual pieces in The Dinner Table each have something to say to their neighbours on either side; just like a real-life dinner party, the collection is designed to flow from one topic to the next. You'll discover old friends as well as new, discussing eggs, bread, fridge-raid suppers, wedding feasts and much, much more. With pieces taken from newspapers and novels, magazines and memoirs, private letters and public statements, you can dip into The Dinner Table for one piece or twenty. Pop in for a drink, or stay until the tables are cleared away. Stay for coffee, and stay for breakfast. Contributors include... Naomi Alderman * Maya Angelou * Yémisí Aríbisálà * Jane Austen * Anthony Bourdain * Angela Carter * Laurie Colwin * Jimi Famurewa * Helen Fielding * Ross Gay * Amitav Ghosh * Diana Henry * Shirley Jackson * Madhur Jaffrey * James Joyce * Kevin Kwan * Nigella Lawson * Min Jin Lee * Audre Lorde * Samin Nosrat * Sylvia Plath * Rachel Roddy * Salman Rushdie * Sathnam Sanghera * Nigel Slater * Toni Tipton-Martin * Bryan Washington * Sarah Waters * Virginia Woolf * Michelle ZaunerA deliciously moreish collection of the 100 finest pieces of writing on food, glorious food, selected by two of the rising stars of the literary and food scene

Product Details

Title: TheDinner Table
Author: Kate YoungElla Risbridger
SKU: BK0486565
EAN: 9781804547373
Language: eng

About Author

Kate Young is an award-winning food writer and cook. As a dedicated bookworm, Kate's reading inspires her in the kitchen. After mastering the treacle tart from Harry Potter, Kate started blogging about her creations and was named Blogger of the Year in 2017 by the Guild of Food Writers. Her first book, The Little Library Cookbook, was shortlisted for Fortnum & Mason's debut food book award and won a World Gourmand food writing award. Kate is also the author of The Little Library Year and The Little Library Christmas and has written for the Guardian, Sainsbury's Magazine and The Pool. Originally from Australia, Kate now lives in the English countryside.Ella Risbridger is a writer, editor and anthologiser. In a former life she was a beauty columnist for the i, a cancer columnist for the Pool, a sometime journalist for lots of places (Guardian, Observer, Prospect, Grazia, Stylist), a poet and a carer. She now lives and works in south-east London, where she has too many books and thinks a lot about getting a cat. Ella's website is seldom updated and her Twitter is mostly abandoned, but she is often on Instagram. @ellarisbridger /

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