Eat Like Shakespeare

On this, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (and interestingly also the 452 anniversary of his baptism), we at Lust for Cooking would like to celebrate the life of the Bard by directing you to a very unusual cook book, Shakespeare’s Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook, by Francine Segan. Not only will you … More Eat Like Shakespeare

The Art of Eating (and food writing)

To my embarrassment, I have recently discovered The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher. Embarrassed because my discovery was so recent. This bible of food writing was originally published in 1954. I’m reading the “50th Anniversary Edition.” (*sigh*) Well, I suppose everything is new to everyone at some point. M.F.K. Fisher or, Mary Frances Kennedy … More The Art of Eating (and food writing)