The Gannet s Gastronomic Miscellany

Author: Killian Fox
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781784724337
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Cooking

**FREE SAMPLER** gannet noun 1. a large seabird with mainly white plumage, which catches fish by plunging into the water. 2. British informal, a greedy person. The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellany goes beyond the usual food fixations. Presented in a fresh, visually inventive style, it will appeal to anyone with a passing interest in food - which, in this gastronomy-obsessed age, is pretty much all of us. In this compendious hotpot of a book you'll find a guide to creating a hit food profile on Instagram, a cross-section of a tiffin box, an explainer on craft beer, the origin story of chicken Marengo, a list of millennia-old products that are still edible today (should you be brave enough to try Irish bog butter or Ancient Egyptian honey) and many more delightful nuggets of information. Praise for The Gannet "The Gannet noses out the hidden stories about food - the unusual, the quirky, the unexpected, the personal." - Diana Henry "The Gannet is a charming observer of food being eaten, prepared and thought about. A joy." - Fergus Henderson, St John "I love The Gannet." - Sabrina Ghayour "A breath of fresh air." - El Pais


Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
ISBN: 1858288819
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Travel

It's no surprise that Britain attracts more than 5 million visitors a year from the U.S. and Canada with its well-established historical heritage and regality. This guide is an in-depth look at Britain's cities, countryside, best walks and cycling routes. Photos. 101 maps.