So there was nothing left for real food . For four or five days I ate nothing but the
small French grapes which were sold in the street for a few centimes during the
season of the wine harvest . I was starving ; I was so hungry I couldn ' t sleep .
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Author: Evan Jones
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Includes good writing (excerpts, quotes, maxims, poems, etc.) about food by M.F.K. Fisher, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Voltaire, Euell Gibbons, Auguste Escoffier, James Beard, Guy de Maupassant, Madhur Jaffrey, Simone Beck, Ernest Hemingway, Anne Frank, Oscar Wilde, Anton Chekhov, George Orwell, Willa Cather, Marcella Hazan, Marcel Proust, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Herman Melville, Chef Louis Diat, Ovid, John Steinbeck, Virginia Woolf, Ralph Ellison, Julia Child, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, Woody Allen, Craig Claiborne, etc. Also includes information on peas, oysters, fish, mushrooms, wild boar, Trinidad, picnics, Himalayas, dining car, hunger, soup line, Oregon Trail, Mutiny on the Bounty, beans, prison diet, pressed duck, awarding of the stars, Antarctica, bread, Southern fried chicken, Fannie Farmer, medieval chefs, Crepes Suzette, sauce, Troisgros Pere, goose, setting the table, Andrew Jackson, Virginia hospitality, caviar, butter, bride cake, breakfast, snails, garlic, cocoa, bouillabaisse, marrowbone, beer, hoppinʼ john, rice, apple pie, hamburgers, cheeses, crème vichyssoise, toast melba, Caesar salad, cereal, lobster, roast buffalo, Diamond Jim Brady, Lillian Russell, etc.