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Memoirs of an epicurean

Sedgwick, Henry Dwight

Memoirs of an epicurean

by Sedgwick, Henry Dwight

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Dwight Sedgwick ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.E23 Z5
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p.
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6443757M
LC Control Number42036225

Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation’s top epicurean writer. As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine, it is also a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate. Epicurus, founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. The Epicureans were materialists in the modern, scientific sense. They accepted the physics of Democritus that the universe was composed entirely of empty space filled with atoms of differing shapes and weights that moved in non-linear paths (swerving) smashing together and latching into greater structures, composing the universe.

  With her memoir, Ruth Reichl saves the plums for us. Ruth Reichl had been reading Gourmet, America’s oldest epicurean magazine, since she was a . In his masterpiece, the novel The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas (translated also as Epitaph of a Small Winner), the ghost of a decadent and disagreeable aristocrat decides to write his memoir.

The first book of a trilogy that chronicles his journey on foot from London to Constantinople, Patrick Leigh Fermor’s memoir is rich with history, art, philosophy, and the optimism of youth. This enchanting snapshot of Europe on the eve of Hitler’s rise to power preserves a sense of a time long lost.   For an epicurean read (punctuated with recipes that echo the culinary themes of each chapter), Brennan’s book is startlingly gory. Even intrepid .


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Pages. Home; Ina will be giving talks and signing her latest book Make it Ahead courtesy of a tour in association with Williams-Sonoma. Tickets are available at a very premium royal price. Epicureanism, in a strict sense, the philosophy taught by Epicurus (– BCE).

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Author of Save Me the Plums Ruth Reichl’s iconic, bestselling memoir of her time as an undercover restaurant critic for The New York Times Ruth Reichl, world-renowned food critic and former editor in chief of Gourmet magazine, knows a thing or two about food. She also knows that as the most important food critic in the country, you need to be anonymous when.