"The Food and Cooking of Russia draws you first to read its history of the cuisine and its author's descriptions of past meals... Above all it tempts you to try out its mass of recipes." Daily Telegraph "The first really good book on this fascinating subject. I read it from cover to cover as one would a novel." Observer
About the Author
Lesley Chamberlain studied Russian and German languages and literature before working as a journalist for Reuters in Moscow. She has traveled extensively in Eastern Europe, Central Europe, and Russia, and now works as a writer and a freelance scholar. In addition to her cookery books, her published works include "Nietzsche in Turin: An Intimate Biography" and "In the Communist Mirror."