Round the World in 80 Dishes, Hardback


This charming little book was first published in 1956 when people in England were still enduring post-war restrictions on both travelling and eating.

As Lesley Blanch says in her introduction to a later edition 'benign fate whisked me elsewhere to follow less restricted ways, travelling widely and eating wildly'.

She said: 'I don't belong in England, I don't belong anywhere, it is rather restful - I have met everybody and known nobody'.

Seductive and piquant like its author, this is 'an appetizer for enthusiastic beginners' rather than a basic cookbook.

Lesley Blanch's gastronomic world tour includes eighty recipes each prefaced by an account of where they were first tasted, or with some amusing anecdote.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 200 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Grub Street
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: National & regional cuisine
  • ISBN: 9781908117182



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