The Barbara Pym Cookbook

The Barbara Pym Cookbook

Hilary Pym, Honor Wyatt


Barbara Pym’s sister Hilary groups with cookbook writer Honor Wyatt to assemble this mouthwatering selection of kinfolk recipes, stories, and anecdotes drawn from Pym’s diaries and letters, besides her such a lot acclaimed novels
Straight from the kitchen of Barbara Pym, this successful cookbook can provide a tasty deal with for readers who like their food served with a beneficiant aiding of literary aplomb. Sharing favourite family members recipes that Pym included into her novels, The Barbara Pym Cookbook unearths how the author’s lifestyles intersected with these of her memorable characters. Inside you’ll locate British classics equivalent to steak and kidney pie, plum cake, sausage rolls, and toad-in-the-hole—dishes that Pym’s characters might frequently organize for every different. different treats, akin to moussaka and risotto, mirror Pym’s fascination with Greece and Italy. all through, the recipes are interwoven with references to Pym’s novels; Dulcie’s musings on “love apples” from No Fond go back of Love accompany instructions for tomatoes à l. a. Provençale, for example. There are glimpses of Pym’s own lifestyles, too, reminiscent of her description of kipper pâté for lunch with Philip Larkin. The Barbara Pym Cookbook is a must have for either budding chefs and Pym aficionados.

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