M. F. K. Fisher's The Art of Eating
M. F. K. Fisher
The Art of Eating: The Collected Gastronomical Works of M. F. K. Fisher
New York: World Publishing, 1954.
Second printing of omnibus edition.
Fisher's first five books, which established her reputation as an authority on the history and traditions of classic European gastronomy.
Serve It Forth, Consider the Oyster, How to Cook a Wolf, The Gastronomical Me and An Alphabet for Gourmets.
Beautiful prose, in delirious appreciation for many unexpected aspects of appetite.