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An Omelette and a Glass of Wine (Cook's Classic Library) by Elizabeth David

An Omelette and a Glass of Wine (Cook's Classic Library) by Elizabeth David

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From Lyons Press

Contains delightful explorations of food and cooking, among which are the collection's namesake essay and many other gems; with black-and-white photographs and illustrations.

Elizabeth David was the author of nine books, including Mediterranean Food, French Provincial Cooking, and English Bread and Yeast Cookery, for which she won the Glenfiddich Writer of the Year Award. Awarded a Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite Agricole in France, she lived in England, France, Italy, Greece, Egypt, and India at different periods of her life. She died in 1992.

This revered collection of articles by the great food writer Elizabeth David originally appeared between 1952 and 1984 in such magazines and newspapers as the Spectator, Gourmet, Vogue, and the Sunday Times of London. David's writing offers delightful explorations of food and cooking, including the namesake essay and other such gems as "Syllabubs and Fruit Fools," "Sweet Vegetables, Soft Wine," "Pleasing Cheeses," and "Whisky in the Kitchen." Her many admirers will cherish this new edition, and those new to her writing will marvel at her wisdom and grace.