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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781848542273

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 17th March 2011

Genre: Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure

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‘Who are these people? Look at what they eat.’

Simon Majumdar travels the country to find out what British food – from Arbroath Smokies to Welsh rarebit to chicken tikka masala – reveals about British identity. Exploring the history of British food, he celebrates the wealth of fare on offer today, and meets the people all over the country – the farmers, the fishermen, the brewers, bakers and cheese makers – who have given the British reason to love their food again.

Join Simon as he becomes a judge at the Great British Pie Competition (where, to his sorrow, he ends up judging vegetarian pies), as he learns to make Balti with a true Brummie, hunts for grouse, and sees seaside rock being made in Blackpool. EATING FOR BRITAIN is an impassioned and hilarious journey into the meaning of eating British.

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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'