Category: Food


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Larousse wines and vineyards of France

By: Anglade, Pierre (managing editor); Jacques Pusais (editorial adviser) et mult. al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 1990

Edition: 1st US edition; English translation of 1987 Larousse edition

Seller ID: 2658

Comprehensive account of French viticulture, with over 500 photographs and almost as many contributors (well more like 70 actually). An essential reference work for the oenophile. 639 pp. View more info

Complete vegetarian recipe book

By: Baker, Ivan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Gl Bell & Sons: 1954

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 697

Good, owner's dated signature (1956), cover soiled, some food stains within. A classic recipe book catering for vegetatians in the plain-food 1950s when home grown produce was at a premium. 168 pp., two otherwise blank pages of handwritten notes at rear. View more info


By: Berry, Charles Walter (with introduction by H. Warner Allen)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Constable & Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st edition (not the limited edition)

Seller ID: 3018

Spine faded, half-title spotted, tissue guards to the eight collotype illustrations slilghtly tanned. In three main chapters dealing with claret, burgundy and champagne, this book celebrates fine wines and tells some amusing anecdotes about less appreciative quaffers. xv, 141 pp. View more info

Cooking with sea vegetables

By: Bradford, Peter & Montse

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thorsons Publishing Group: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3239

A Vegan macrobiotic recipe book based around seaweeds. Anyone familiar with Japanese cuisine will find this a stimulating read. 144 pp. View more info

The country housewife and lady's director

By: Bradley, Richard

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1980

Seller ID: 748

Reprint of 1736 edition; edited by Caroline Davidson, with a bibliography of Richard Bradley's publications. View more info

Die KŸche der Toskana

By: Brunelli, G. & Mann, C.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Heinrich Hugendubel: 2003

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10662

A recipe book and guide to Tuscan food, with explanations of the characteristic cuisine of the area. Includes quirky illustrations by Christoph Mann. 95 pp. View more info

Wild garlic, gooseberries É and me: a chef's stories and recipes from the land

By: Cotter, Denis

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Collins: 2007

Edition: 1st edition, 2nd impression

Seller ID: 5697

Scarcely used. 320 pp. View more info

Petit propos culinaires (PPC 25)

By: Davidson, Alan (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1987

Edition: Vol. 25 only

Seller ID: 2650

Petite Propos Culinaires is an international journal on food, food history, cookery and cookery books. This issue includes articles by Anne Wilson, Sam Arnold, Elizabeth Minchin, Joop Witteveen and Ninette Lyon. 80 pp. View more info

Deutsche KŸche: Das gro§e SpezialitŠten-Kochbuch mit 370 Rezepten traditionell und modern

By: Degner, Rotraud

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag: 1990

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8180

Little used (for a cookbook). A collection of regional German recipes, arranged by Province, and with a chapter on German wine. Attractively illustrated, mostly with full-page colour photographs. 320 pp. View more info

The complete cook

By: Heaton, Nell, illustrated by W. A Burton & A. R. Harrison

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Murray's Book Sales (Cresta Books): 1958?

Edition: Reprint of Faber edition

Seller ID: 1167

Good tight copy, gilt letters on front cover and spine, no inscriptions, cover darkened at edges, text pages browned at edges (not affecting colour plates). Primarily a recipe book but with some reference material (such as 'how to fold napkins') at end. Contains some hang-overs from wartime, such as 'economical batter' (p. 175) made from flour and either dried egg or custard powder! Eight attractive full-page colour plates showing serving suggestions and a rural fantasy ... View more info

Ham & Pigs: a celebration of the whole hog

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Excellent Press: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4061

A somewhat obsessive account of the various methods for keeping, killing and preparing pigs for human consumption. Includes an hilarious account of the author's visit to Romania to study pig-keeping under adverse conditions, and an almost equally stressful search for the perfect Cumbrian hams. 151 pp. View more info

Cucina Mallorquina: Essen und Trinken auf Mallorca

By: Kunze, G., Mann, C. & Mikhail, E.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Heinrich Hugendubel: 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10661

A guide to the best restaurants of Mallorca, with explanations of the characteristic cuisine of the island. 120 pp. View more info

The selected Soyer: the writings of the legendary Victorian chef Alexis Soyer

By: Langley, Andrew (compiler)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Absolute Press / Reform Club: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2745

A compilation of the best of Soyer's voluminous writings taken mainly from The gastronomic regenerator, the Modern Housewife and Shilling Cookery for the People. The author made his name at London's Reform Club, in association with which the book has been published as a celebration of this 'culinary genius'. 226 pp. View more info

Das Koch-buch der Frau Rose

By: Mann, Rose & Christoph

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Heinrich Hugendubel: 1991

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10663

With all too few of Christoph Mann's quirky illustrations, this recipe book covers all the major areas. Donor's inscription on ffep. 266 pp. View more info

Honey cookery

By: Mead, Ruth

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Northern Bee Books, Mytholmroyd: n.d.

Seller ID: 1020

V.g. in soiled cover. [3] + 17 pp. Written by the appropriately named Ruth Mead (surely a pseudonym?) this little book interprets the term 'cookery' rather loosely as the recipes include furniture polish, cosmetics and medicinal preparations as well as the more conventional fare. Some of the suggestions are quite adventurous, e.g. 'honey mayonnaise'. The design suggests a c. 1980 date of printing; the ISBN indicates that this was only the second book to be published by N... View more info

Fast & fantastic: a warm and wonderful collection of recipes from Vancouver's North Shore

By: North Shore Family Services

Price: £10.00

Publisher: North Shore Family Services Society: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2863

An eclectic mixture of recipes from the Canadian west coast. Refreshingly (for a North American publication) the quantities are in metric measures. (7), 176, (5) pp. View more info

The higher taste: a guide to gourmet vegetarian cooking and a karma-free diet

By: Prabhupada, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust: 1983

Edition: Contemporary Vedic Library series

Seller ID: 749

V.g., paper browned. Partly a promotion of the vegetarian diet, and partly a recipe book with an Indian flavour. The book was inspired by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness. xiii, 161, (3) pp. View more info

Lancashire cookery

By: Readers of the Dalesman

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dalesman Publishing Co.: 1978

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 6392

Donor's inscription inside front cover, owner's signature on ffep. Little used. 62, (1) pp. View more info

Citrus: a cookbook

By: Rogers, Ford; Ehlers, Lesley; Jacobson, Eric

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Greenwich Editions: 1997

Edition: 1st published in 1992

Seller ID: 2839

With food-porn photos this delightful assemblage provides many radical ideas such as 'curried orange soup'. View more info

The vegetarian gourmet

By: Scott, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Portland House / Windward: 1986

Seller ID: 739

V.g./v.g., cover sl. soiled externally, internally scarcely used. This book attempts to give 'mainstream' vegetarian recipes with an international flavour. The author has written several other books on world cuisine. 128 pp. View more info