Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food

      Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food
A journey through British food, from the acclaimed author of The Apple OrchardIn Britain, we have always had an awkward relationship with food We ve been told for so long that we are terrible cooks and yet when someone with a clipboard asks us what the best things are about being British, our traditional food and drink are important than the monarchy and at least as significant as our landscape and national monuments in defining a collective notion of who we are.Taking nine archetypically British dishes Pie and Peas, A Cheese Sandwich, Fish and Chips, Spag Bol, Devonshire Cream Tea, Curry, The Full English, The Sunday Roast and a Crumble with Custard and enjoying them in their most typical settings, Pete Brown examines just how fundamental food is to our sense of identity, perhaps even our sense of pride, and the ways in which we understand our place in the world. Free Download [ Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food ] Author [ Pete Brown ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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      Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food
 By Pete Brown IBN : 1846149592 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food
  • Pete Brown
  • 16 August 2018
  • 1846149592

10 thoughts on “ Pie Fidelity: In Defence of British Food

  1. Stephen says:

    enjoyed this journey through british food by an author known for his books on beer, found it very interesting with different meals and a history and social comment on each overall liked the book didn t disappoint

  2. Penny says:

    Pete Brown is preaching to the converted when it comes to a defence of British food done properly it is superb And like Brown I ve never understood why we aren t prouder of the dishes we do so well the food that visitors to Britain seek out and enjoy such as fish and chips and roast beef with Yorkshire pudding.I liked the book s format of 9 extended essays on a different, typical British food such as crumble and custard or the Full English Each essay contains a history of that particul Pete B...

  3. Vera says:

    An absolutely joyous, mouthwatering read from Pete Brown A glorious celebration of dishes that I myself think of most often as gross, uninteresting or rip offs And yet now, I am going to have to hunt these very dishes down immediately F...

  4. Ged Brown says:

    A hugely entertaining and informative read about our nation s much maligned cuisine as well as dishes from abroad that have been brought by immigration and adapted thus finding their way into the nation s heart.Both funny and at times heartwarming...

  5. Martin Bridges says:

    A great book which explores a lot about identity and changing society, as well as food and drink It managed to make me feel nostalgic for my homeland, which is something I haven t felt for quite some time It also made me want to cook a whole bunch of things Definitely recommended

  6. Rossella DB says:

    Con tutta la leggerezza e sapienza che sa usare Pete Brown un bel libro, non scontato e non banale, sulla cucina della Gran Bretagna S , alla fine ma anche durante , si avr voglia di pie e roastbeef Un bella scusa per ripensare alla nostra memoria proustiana.

  7. Schopflin says:

    What an utterly lovely book A pleasure from start to finish.

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