A beautifully presented, comprehensive collection of all aspects of food, this is the must-have book for anyone who lives to eat. Exploring the complex, colourful and at times controversial world of food through a collection of thought-provoking, stimulating and beautifully-crafted graphics, there is no better book for getting to grips with what we eat – from its origins to its consumption, weird and wonderful traditions, mealtimes and trends as well as startling, challenging and unusual facts. From Christmas lunch to curry, pizza to Pavlova, and bagels to burgers, this book will inform and inspire those who love to cook – and those who just love to eat!
LAURA ROWE, as the editor of OIive magazine, has been writing about food and drink in the UK for more than a decade. She's written for the Guardian's Word of Mouth food blog, Olive magazine, Lovefood.com, thewelshmenu.com and has edited the Guild of Food Writers Food Magazine of the Year (2013), Crumbs, in the South West for the past two years. When she's not eating and drinking her way around the country, she works as a home economist for top celebrity chefs, making the €˜here's one I made earlier'.
VICKI TURNER is a British designer, illustrator and maker with a passion for the natural world. She has recently returned from a few years of worldwide wandering, to work from her new studio in Devon.
"Gourmet graphics in a joyful expression of kitchen nerding. Details include how to peel garlic easily, which knife for what job, and the ratio of ingredients in pasties around the world."
"A great gift idea for a foodie... The tips alone are worth the cover price. It has a bit of everything for anyone with a keen interest in food."
"If you love learning about the health benefits of food, this witty book is for you."