Porters English Cookery Bible is a unique celebration of the fascinating heritage of English food and cooking. Classic, easy-to-follow recipes are combined with concise historical background, practical tips, amusing and insightful kitchen anecdotes, and suggestions for giving your dishes a contemporary twist. Charmingly illustrated, it covers an eclectic variety of dishes from spiced meat pies to afternoon tea; from asparagus with orange butter to rich, dark Christmas pudding. All this is underpinned by the simple philosophy that is also at the heart of Porters, the author's established and successful restaurant in London's bustling Covent Garden - the desire to create filling, good-value meals from high-quality English produce. This unique recipe book is an essential reference for home cooks, food historians and gourmands alike that brings together a vast array of delicious dishes from all regions of England to tempt even the most discerning palate
Hardback, 288 pages.