The first collection of vegetarian recipes from culinary legend Elizabeth David
Elizabeth David revolutionized British cooking, her recipes bringing the color and vibrancy of Mediterranean dishes to kitchens everywhere. This beautiful new cookbook marks the first time David’s beloved vegetable recipes have been collected in one volume and celebrates her lifetime’s cooking by featuring a range of delicious, timeless dishes filled with irresistible flavors and scents.
These mouthwatering recipes are accompanied by color photography. Threaded throughout are some of David’s short essays—richly evocative pieces full of history and anecdote as well as practical culinary advice.
Published to celebrate the centenary of David’s birth, Elizabeth David on Vegetables is a must-have for anyone wishing to give vegetables a starring role in the kitchen.
Elizabeth David (1913–1992) published eight books during her lifetime, from the evocative Book of Mediterranean Food in ration-bound 1950 to the masterly English Bread and Yeast Cookery in 1977. Her books are acclaimed not only for their recipes but also… More about Elizabeth David
“If we were to bushwhack our way back to the true source of American food culture we would find that it is not Julia Child but Elizabeth David. [Her] recipes are all charm; they evoke an easy, sensual, exotic Mediterranean life.” —The New Yorker
“She is, to me, probably the greatest food writer we have.” —James Beard