This beautifully produced commemorative edition of M. F. K. Fisher’s The Art of Eating celebrates the 50th anniversary of its original publication. Fisher’s writing has delighted and inspired generations of lovers of good food and exquisite writing, and this outstanding compilation of her best work is as exciting and engaging today as it was half a century ago. Special features of the anniversary edition include an introductory tribute by Fisher’s leading biographer, Joan Reardon, and quotes from some of today’s top culinary names on the impact of Fisher’s writing. Printed on high-quality stock complemented by French flaps and a stunning new cover design, this volume is a must-have for Fisher fans and first-timers.
This comprehensive volume should be required reading for every cook. It defines in a sensual and beautiful way the vital relationship between food and culture. --Alice Waters
Mary Frances [Fisher] has the extraordinary ability to make the ordinary seem rich and wonderful. Her dignity comes from her absolute insistence on appreciating life as it comes to her. --Julia Child