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Image for La Cuisine Malgache. La Cuisine de Madagascar

La Cuisine Malgache. La Cuisine de Madagascar

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Inventory number: 001164


Orphie G. Doyen, 1992. 21cm. Pp.84. Colour photos. Hardbound.Recipes from Mauritius and Reunion, French text. View more info

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A Friend in Need English-Tamil Cookery Book, Third Edition

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 979752


Diocesan Press, Madras, 1950. 24cm. Pp.iv, 332 + adverts. Original cloth-backed printed boards.Complied by the Ladies' Committee, F.I.N.S. Women's Workshop. Recipes in English and Tamil. View more info

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Farmhouse Cookery, Recipes from the Country Kitchen

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Inventory number: 979754


Fakenham Press Ltd., Fakenham, Norfolk for Reader's Digest, (1980) reprinted with amendments 1982. Oblong format 26x30cm. Pp.400. Colour photos, figures. Hardbound.'Farmhouse Cookery, Recipes from the Country Kitchen' : the last word on the regional, seasonal and festive dishes of the British Isles. View more info

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Larousse Gastronomique

By: N/A

Price: £39.95

Inventory number: 979847


Hamlyn, 2001. 28cm. Pp.1350. Colour plates, text illustrations. Hardbound, jacket, slipcase, fine unused copy.The world's greatest cookery encyclopaedia and the most famous culinary reference book concerned with all things food and French. Originally created by Prosper Montagnè and published in 1938, this essential addition to any kitchen has withstood the test of time and become an invaluable source of information for every enthusiastic cook.Revised and... View more info

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Татарские национальные блюда [Tatar National Dishes]

By: Akhmetzyanov, Yunnus A

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979725


Tatar Book Publishing House, Kazan, 2016. 28cm. Pp.151. 54 colour photos. Hardbound. Text in RussianВ данной книге представлены рецепты национальных блюд тата... View more info

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Shahi Tukre

By: Bhatia, Savitri

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000952


Wheeler & Co., Allahabad, first edition 1975. 24cm. Pp.xxvii,378. Colour plates. Cloth, jacket. View more info

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Food-Grains of India

By: Church, A. H

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 001152


Chapman & Hall, 1886. 26cm. Pp.viii, 180. 35 full page plain plates. Original cloth, gilt, nice bright copy.Sold View more info

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La Cocina de Cantabria Ayer y Hoy

By: Corpas, Maria Gloria

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 001103


Privately published, Santander, 1984. 22cm. Pp.225. Paperback. View more info

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Cozinheira Ideal, 2550 Receitas Praticas

By: de Azevedo, Alda

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000856


Livraria Civilizacao, Porto, reprint 1987. 25cm. Pp.436. Colour plates. Hardbound, fine copyPerhaps the last printing (?) of this standard work, very nice copy. View more info

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The River Cottage Meat Book

By: Fearnley-Whittingstall, Hugh

Price: £15.00

Inventory number: 979788


2004. 27cm. Pp.544. Colour photos. Hardbound, fine unused copy."The best new book of the year without a shadow of a doubt, a serious treatise, a meat cookery bible and a supremely appetising recipe collection. Fearnley-Whittingstall is our most important and eloquent food writer today. His finger is always on the pulse. He tells it as it is without pulling punches and without wagging a moralising finger. This is the work of a thoughtful and caring omnivore. Every... View more info

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Tables d'Hier, Tables d'Ailleurs

By: Flandrin, J.-L. & J. Cobbi

Price: £22.00

Inventory number: 000948


Editions Odile Jacob, 1999. 24cm. Pp.497. Softbound. View more info

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Die Gute Italienische Kuche (La Buona Cucina Italiana)

By: Gaeta-Hahne, M

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 000936


Mayer & Comp., Wien. No date, first edition. 22cm. Pp.xii,219+advs. Original wrappers. View more info

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Sichuan Recipes, Chinese-English, Third edition

By: Lan, W. H

Price: £30.00

Inventory number: 000968


Wan Li Book Co., Hong Kong, third edn., 1986. 26cm. Pp.121. Colour photos. Slick wrappers. View more info

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The First Principles of Good Cookery

By: Llanover, Lady

Price: £16.00

Inventory number: 002681


Brefi Press, 1991. 22cm. Pp.24,xii,491. Illustrated. Hardback, jacket, clean secondhand copy.Originally published in 1867, The First Principles of Good Cookery was the only Welsh cookery book written in the English language at the time. View more info

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The Elder, In History, Myth and Cookery

By: Loohuizen, R

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 003004


2004. 18cm. Pp.144. 20 photos. Paperback.The elder is a tree or bush (or even a weed) for which humanity has found a use for each and every part: the leaf, the bark, the wood or branch, the flower, the berries or fruit. Some of these functions are both mythic and grounded in superstition: that the elder encourgaes the fertility of cattle for instance; or its relation to witchcraft; or its place in Celtic folklore. Others are more nearly medicinal: it was an essen... View more info

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Traditional Recipes of India

By: Manekshaw, B. J

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 001110


Nachiketa Publ., Bombay, 1974. 24cm. Pp.[viii],242. Figures. Hardound, jacket worn. View more info

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La Vera Alimentazione Mediterranea

By: Manfredi, Nino

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 002615


Musumeci Editore, first edn., 1985. 25cm. Pp.191. 21 colour photos, numerous figures and illustrations. Hardbound, jacket, very good copy.168 traditional recipes of Italian and Mediterranean cooking, Italian text. View more info

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Sugar. The Grass that Changed the World

By: O'Connell, Sanjida

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 979749


2004. 24cm. Pp.x, 246. Hardbound, jacket, signed by author.The story of sugar is a story of life and death. As glucose it's the fuel that drives us. It also causes obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Sugar's rise in popularity led to the global spread of slavery, the destruction of indigenous cultures, the proliferation of colonial economies and the growth of multinationals. Sugar is a part of everyone's daily diet, lusted after and craved, at once a luxury and ... View more info

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Connaitre la Cuisine Marocaine

By: Otal, Liliane

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000956


Editions Sud Ouest, 1999. 26cm. Pp.64. Colour photos. Paperback. View more info

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Utilization of Tropical Foods: Animal Products

By: Redhead, J

Price: £125.00

Inventory number: 001017


FAO. 1990. 21cm. Pp.49. Illustr. Paperback, stamp to upper cover & title, out of print. View more info

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Delicious Goan Dishes

By: Reejhsinghani, A

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 000987


Ganesh Sahai, Bombay, for Aroona Publishing House, first edition, first impression, 1979. 18cm. Pp.135. Softbound. View more info

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Catador y Trotamundos

By: Ribes Pla, R

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 001971


Editorial l'Esquer, first edn., 1989. 22cm. Pp.186. Photos & illustrations including many menus (several colour). Wrappers. View more info

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Recetas Economicas y Practicas de Cocina y Reposteria. Tercera Edicion, Aumentada y Corregida

By: Sanguineti, Maria Luisa B. de

Price: £80.00

Inventory number: 001122


Privately published, the third edition, Lima. No date. 20cm. Pp.162. Paperback. View more info

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Exotic, Specialty and Off-Season Fruits and Vegetables

By: Scheller, L. M

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 000852


Privately publised, Hamburg, 1988. 30cm. Unpaginated ca.250pp. Colour photos. Spiral bound.Exotic, Specialty and Off Season Fruits and Vegetables, seldom found View more info

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Orientalni Kuchyne

By: Sery, V. & J. Sourek

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 001098


Merkur, 2nd edition., 1989. 19cm. Pp.259. Colour photo-plates. Softbound. Czech text. View more info

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Singaporean Cookery, New Edition

By: Soo, Leong Yee

Price: £65.00

Inventory number: 979753


Eastern Universities Press, Singapore, second edition 1980. Oblong format, 24x28cm. Pp.177. Colour photos. Hardbound.'Singaporean Cookery' was first published in 1976, reprinted (twice) in 1977, and republised in a second edition as here offered. View more info

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A Culinary Campaign

By: Soyer, Alexis

Price: £22.00

Inventory number: 003145


(1856) reprint 1999. 25cm. Pp.356. 20 engravings. Hardbound.A Culinary Campaign is Alexis Soyer Soyer's brilliant memoir, published in 1856 and, until now, never since reprinted. A vivid account of the Crimean War and of Soyer's inventions and recipes for feeding armies in the field. He was as important in the Crimea as Florence Nightingale, for his influence on the reform of army feeding enabled wounded soldiers to survive. A modified version of the Soyer stove ... View more info

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100 Recettes de Cuisine Armenienne

By: Tchakmakian, P

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 000855


Societe d'Editions Generales, 1986. 28cm. Pp.142. Colour photos. Hardbound.100 Recettes de Cuisine Armenienne, French language book of Armenian cookery, nice copy View more info

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Vietnamese Cuisine for India edited by Thilaka Baskaran

By: Thomas, Nhung

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000941


Cre-A, first edition, 1984. 18cm. Pp.114. Text figures. Paperback.Vietnamese Cuisine for India View more info

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La Cocina Catalana : platos y vinos de Cataluña

By: Torres, Marimar

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979763


Grafos, Barcelona, 1995. 25cm. Pp.xxvii, (ii), 172 with 2 maps, 17 colour photos, index. Hardbound, very nice copy with the dustjacket. Text in Spanish.This is the Spanish edition of the author's 'The Catalan Country Kitchen : food and wine from the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean sea coast of Barcelona', 1992. View more info