Eating for Britain Paperback – 17 Mar 2011
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His enthusiasm for the food - and its producers - is infectious. Eating for Britain is stuffed with fascinating facts that will have you yearning for a Lancashire hot pot or proper fish and chips (Financial Times)
'Simon Majumdar knows his sh** . . . Plus - the bastard can write' (Anthony Bourdain, author of KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL)
'Majumdar writes like a dream and eats like a pig. It's a killer combination. Eat My Globe is a very funny, very hungry book, much like its author' (Jay Rayner, Observer food critic)
'Personal, enthusiastic and very certain about what's good' (Observer)
The author of EAT MY GLOBE investigates how British food defines what it means to be BritishSee all Product description
Top customer reviews
His writing is always entertaining and, while I dont always agree with his broader opinions on food, he makes clear and reasoned arguments.
If I have a criticism (and after the time and effort which was put in to write this book and the style with which it is written it seems almost coldhearted to criticise), I got the feeling that some of the chapters were a little too short, that a little more detail could have been included in some areas. But this is a minor quibble and I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in UK food
(and I would recommend his website too [...]
Looking forward to his next one.
One glaring omission, however. No mention of bubble and squeak ! Not exactly restaurant food but one of the tastiest left-overs ever and truly a great contribution to cuisine.
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