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Stories from the kitchen / edited by Diana Secker Tesdell.

Tesdell, Diana Secker (redaktör/utgivare)
ISBN 9781101907597
Publicerad: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
Engelska 410 pages
Serie: Everyman's pocket classics
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Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
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  • Love and oysters / Charles Dickens -- From Bel Ami / Guy de Maupassant -- Tea / Saki -- A kitchen allegory / M.F.K. Fisher -- Short Friday / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Potatoes and love from Heartburn / Nora Ephron -- A bunch of broccoli on the third shelf / Lara Vapnyar -- The joy of cooking / Elissa Schappell -- On the pleasures of the table / Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin -- On mortality / Anton Chekhov -- From To the Lighthouse / Virginia Woolf -- The manager of "The Kremlin" / Evelyn Waugh -- Babette's feast / Isak Dinesen -- Owls and aristocracy / Gerald Durrell -- Like mother used to make / Shirley Jackson -- Best quality / Amy Tan -- The cheese symphony from The Belly of Paris / Emile Zola -- From Swann's Way / Marcel Proust -- Murder in the kitchen / Alice B. Toklas -- The last meal from The Flounder / Günter Grass -- Sorry Fugu / T.C. Boyle -- A winter menu from The Debt to Pleasure / John Lanchester -- Lillian / Erica Bauermeister -- #45 from The Devil's Larder / Jim Crace.
  • "Stories from the Kitchen is a one-of-a-kind anthology of classic tales showcasing the culinary arts, from across the centuries and around the world. Here is a mouthwatering smorgasbord of stories with food in the starring role, by a range of masters of fiction--from Dickens and Chekhov to Isaac Bashevis Singer, from Shirley Jackson to Jim Crace and Amy Tan. These richly varied selections offer tastes as decadent as caviar and as humble as cherry pie. They dazzle with the sumptuous extravagance of Isak Dinesen's "Babette's Feast" and console with a prisoner's tender final meal in Gunter Grass's The Flounder. Choice tidbits from famous novels make an appearance: the triumphant boeuf en daube served in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, Marcel Proust's rhapsodic memories of the family cook preparing asparagus in Remembrance of Things Past, & Émile Zola's outrageously sensual "cheese symphony" scene from The Belly of Paris. Here, too, are over-the-top amuse-bouches by Gerald Durrell, Nora Ephron, and T.C. Boyle; a touching short story about food and love by food writer M.F.K. Fisher; and a delightful account of the perfect meal by eighteenth-century epicure Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, who wrote "Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are." From a barrel of oysters endowed with powers of seduction to a dish of stewed tripe liberally spiced with vengeance, the literary confections assembled here will tantalize, entice, and satisfy literary gourmands everywhere"-- 
  • "An anthology of classic stories by great writers from the past two centuries that focus on food and cooking"-- 

Ämnesord

Mat  (sao)
Mat och dryck  (sao)
Måltider  (sao)
Matlagning  (sao)
Gastronomi  (sao)
Food  -- Fiction. (LCSH)
Dinners and dining  -- Fiction. (LCSH)
Cooking  -- Fiction. (LCSH)
Gastronomy  -- Fiction. (LCSH)
Food  (LCSH)
Gastronomy  (LCSH)
Dinners and dining  (LCSH)
Cooking  (LCSH)

Genre

Skönlitteratur  (saogf)
Noveller  (saogf)
Fiction.  (fast)
Short stories.  (fast)

Indexterm och SAB-rubrik

He.016(s) Skönlitteratur: engelska: noveller: samlingsverk

Klassifikation

808.83/93564 (DDC)
He.016(s) (kssb/8)
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