The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellany by Killian Fox
Hand Signed by Killian Fox to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
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A collection of fascinating, funny and unexpected facts about food and drink from the creators of The Gannet.
A Financial Times book of the year 2017
1. a large seabird with mainly white plumage, which catches fish by plunging into the water.
2. British informal, a greedy person.
The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellany goes beyond the usual food fixations. Presented in a fresh, visually inventive style, it will appeal to anyone with a passing interest in food - which, in this gastronomy-obsessed age, is pretty much all of us.
In this compendious hotpot of a book you'll find a guide to creating a hit food profile on Instagram, a cross-section of a tiffin box, an explainer on craft beer, the origin story of Chicken Marengo, a list of millennia-old products that are still edible today (should you be brave enough to try Irish bog butter or Ancient Egyptian honey) and many more delightful nuggets of information.
About the Author:
Killian Fox grew up in northwest Ireland and lives in London. He is the editor and co-founder of The Gannet, which acts as a conduit for his shameless nosiness about other people's eating habits. A regular contributor to the Observer Food Monthly, he has also written for the Guardian, The Times and the New Statesman, covering music, film, literature, travel and technology as well as food. He'd call himself an omnivore were it not for a lingering fear of boiled eggs.
Founded in February 2015, The Gannet is an online magazine that explores people's lives through the food they cook and eat. It is based in London but The Gannet team travels widely, seeking out food obsessives in Paris, Sweden, New Orleans, Ireland, Mexico City and beyond.
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