This sparkling collection of Elizabeth David’s articles showcases the work of the woman regarded as the ‘best food writer of her time’.
Whether ideas for building a beautiful garden or cookbooks and recipes for preparing sumptuous meals, The Folio Society publishes a wide selection of books for creating the perfect home. Folio books come in specially designed hardback covers and include beautiful illustrations or stunning photographs, bringing cookery and gardening to vivid life. See below for the full list of Folio Food and Gardening books.
Elizabeth David's influence on our culinary tastes and attitudes was nothing short of revolutionary, bringing the warmth, aromas and tastes of the Mediterranean into Britain's bleak post-war kitchen.
The Folio Book of Food and Drink is an anthology of culinary delights, stimulating appetites with literary extracts including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth David and Nigel Slater. This collection – exclusive to Folio – features a mouthwatering introduction by food writer Jojo Tulloh, and a selection of cartoons and 19th-century illustrations.
Humble plants have long been the spur to economic growth, the key to political power, the tools of conquest, yet until Henry Hobhouse wrote this pioneering book, they had rarely warranted even a footnote in history.