The Year of Eating Dangerously
A Global Adventure in Search of Culinary Extremes
By (author) Tom Parker Bowles
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Year of Eating Dangerously by Tom Parker Bowles
Book Description"A bracingly funny writer Whether he's choking down dog stew in Korea or sipping cobra bile in China, Parker Bowles imbues his odyssey with self-deprecatory wit and sensitivity that make this travelogue a rare treat."--"Entertainment Weekly"Tom Parker Bowles is a fiend for great flavor, and does not shy away from strange-looking, spicy, or otherwise "dangerous" foods whether in London or halfway around the world. Raised with a taste for fresh, simply prepared foods, he nevertheless was always intrigued by "exotic" foods, especially the kinds found in America--no Spanish or French food for him, thank you! "A chili freak who always carries a bottle of Tabasco" ("People"), Tom is no food snob.His journey took him from the potentially lethal fugu, the infamous poisonous blowfish to the merely nauseating to the unexpectedly delectable. As he traveled through Asia and Europe, guided by friends and locals, he warily ate dog, snake, insects, offal, and a variety of sea creatures. In the United States, he ignored warnings from those who knew better as he eagerly stuffed himself with much too much barbecue in Tennessee and some of the hottest of the hot sauces at The National Fiery Foods Show in New Mexico. "Smart, stylish, erudite and hip in a sardonic, unmistakably limey sense--like a lost son of Nigella Lawson and Eddie Izzard" ("Radar"), Tom Parker Bowles makes even a cringe-worthy meal worth the trip."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312531034
Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Let's Eat, Paperback (February 2013)
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Market Kitchen Cookbook, Hardback (February 2010)» View all books by Tom Parker Bowles
Market Kitchen, the flagship daily UKTV food programme, is essential viewing for anyone who wants to create mouth-watering meals using the freshest seasonal ingredients. And now, the most delicious recipes from the star presenters and their guests are together in one fantastic collection.
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Author Biography - Tom Parker Bowles
TOM PARKER BOWLES, son of Prince Charles' wife Camilla, is a respected British food critic, with columns in "The Mail on Sunday," "Night and Day" and "Tatler." He is also the author of "E is for Eating: An Alphabet of Greed." He lives in London.
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