Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
A Year of Books
Account Services
Our Chelmsford shop
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Sue Shephard - From Cod to Callaloo: The Story of Bristol Through Food and Wine (in association with Bristol Festival of Ideas)

Tuesday 5th November 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol, Foyles, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BU Literary Event, Free Event

Sue Shephard takes a different approach to history: through the food we eat. In her new book, From Cod to Callaloo: The Story of Bristol Through Food and Wine, she explores Bristol's place at the table: from the primitive diet of hunter-gatherers to the sophisticated table of Roman occupiers, from the origins of bread and the first tomatoes to post-war bananas and today's global cuisine. She describes how food and drink have been traded, cooked and eaten, and reprises recipes for salted cod, mulligatawny soup and (Bristol's particular passion) turtle. Aphrodisiacs, adulterations, Norman 'mock food', sherry, ale, spitdogs, bread riots and Berni Inns - it's a history that belongs to everyone. Join Foyles and Bristol Festival of Ideas to celebrate the book's launch.

BFOITickets: This event is free but numbers are stricly limited and booking is required
To book online, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8348313029
You can also book instore - just talk to one of our booksellers to find out how.
Please note that you will need to show your ticket on the door to gain entry.

 

 

 

Reviews

Leave a review

Related Items

From Cod to Callaloo: The Story of...
(Paperback)
Sue Shephard
 
 
£15.00
 

Currently out of stock

© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close