'A superb account of the uneasy relationship between the city and its means of sustenance' -- Daily Telegraph
'dense with details, rippling with insight an easy to read... This is everything we need to know.'
-- Evening Standard
`She can précis her specialist sources briskly, and her own direct research is lively'
`fascinating history of the co-dependence of a city and country... dip into it...fascinating' -- Real Food Festival
`lively, wide-ranging, endlessly inquisitive book' -- Independent
`this is for the person who knows everything about food but nothing about its source'
-- Sunday Tribune
`lively, wide-ranging, endlessly inquisitive book'