First published in 1970 and re-issued by Grub Street in 1999, the hardback edition hit the bestseller lists and went on to sell over 15,000 copies and its reappearance was praised by contemporary cookery stars like Nigel Slater, Delia Smith and Simon Hopkinson. Also in that year Margaret Costa was honoured at the prestigious Glenfiddich Awards. The following year theFours Seasons Cookery Book was published in paperback and likewise went on to clock up record sales. Grub Street is now proud to issue a new colour edition redesigned to suit the contemporary market. Margaret Costa's book has stood the test of time and indeed many of those writers who praise her also admit that they have taken their inspiration from her wonderful writing. The book is organized according to the seasons, and within each one there are also themed chapters such as Olives, Comforting Breakfasts or Proper Puddings. This is a modern classic which no cookery collection should be without.