Pot on the Fire: Further Exploits of a Renegade Cook

Pot on the Fire: Further Exploits of a Renegade Cook

John Thorne


Pot at the Fire is the most recent assortment from "the such a lot enticingly serendipitous voice at the culinary entrance considering the fact that Elizabeth David and M.F.K. Fisher" (Connoisseur). because the identify indicates, it celebrates -- and, in vintage Thorne variety, ponders, probes, and scrutinizes -- a lifelong engagement with the weather of cooking, and with elemental cooking from cioppino to kedgeree. John Thorne's interest levels all over, from nineteenth-century famine-struck eire to the India of the British Raj, from the Tuscan bean pot to the venerable American griddle. even if at the path of a mysterious Vietnamese sandwich ("Banh Mi and Me") or "The top Cookies within the World," no matter if "Desperately Resisting Risotto" or researching a brand new breakfast, Thorne is an erudite and intrepid consultant who, in unveiling the gastronomic wonders of the realm, additionally finds us to ourselves. 

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