The Foodie Curiosities, Stories and Expert Tips from the Culinary World

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/2015
  • Publisher: Icon Books

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Join award-winning writer James Steen for a feast of facts, stories, recipes, and tips about food and drink.

Steen reveals what parmesan has to do with broken bones, why John Wayne kept a cow in a hotel, and how our attitudes to horsemeat have changed. Laying bare the secrets of the kitchen, he concocts the ultimate hangover cure and explains how to cook perfect rib of beef with the oven off.

With much-loved cooks such as Paul Hollywood and Kai Chase sharing passion and know-how, this mouth-watering miscellany will sate the appetite of every kitchen dweller, from expert to amateur.

Author Biography

James Steen is an award-winning journalist, food writer, author and ghostwriter. He has a deep fascination for both the cook and cooking, and collaborates with great chefs. He ghosted the autobiographies of Marco Pierre White (The Devil in the Kitchen), Raymond Blanc (A Taste of My Life) and Keith Floyd (Stirred But Not Shaken). His other books include Marco Made Easy and Kitchen Secrets. He is a consultant to small-but-pioneering food companies, and contributes to a wide variety of publications. James lives in London with his wife Louise and their children, Charlie, Billy and Daisy.

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