Food, once the same of the British nation, is now the object of their shameless interest. A revolution is afoot, and never in the annals of human nutrition have so many people eaten so well. So, at least, we are led to believe. But in the course of a dyspeptic journey around the eating places, the fine-food producers, and the markets and supermarkets of Britain, the author discovered that the truth is more complex and much more amusing. Tasting everything from deep-fried Mars Bars to bull's wazzel, this volume answers the question: what is the state of the national cuisine?