Fork In Review

Jan Hume

Book Review:  “The Table Comes First” by Adam Gopnik

In The Table Comes First Gopnik looks at food and dining from a                          sociological and consumer point of view, including snobbery and food fads. Veblen’s work, The Theory of the Leisure Class is about conspicuous consumption. The point of it is that it’s […]

Book Review: “Provence 1970” by Luke Barr

I’ve just pulled a pile of old cook books out of my bookshelf. They are all published in the 60s and 70s, and the titles are: Posh Food       Andre Launay Ou est le garlic?          Len Deighton French Provincial Cooking     Elizabeth David Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol 1 & 2          Simone Beck & Julia […]