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Description - Bully Beef and Boiled Sweets by James Mannion

For over three hundred years, the British Armed Forces has been made up of brave men and women who put themselves in harm's way so the rest of us can sleep soundly in our beds. Marching alongside, no matter where in the world, was the chef, who had to be just as handy with a Browning L9A1 9mm semi-automatic as a whisk and a garlic crusher. Bully Beef and Boiled Sweets is a celebration of the skills and achievements of this country's military chefs. Discover what troops are fed now See what has been served up in the major conflicts, from the Great War to the present day. Learn how to catch, kill and cook your food when stranded in the middle of nowhere Hear what some of our most famous ex-servicemen enjoyed eating whilst they were in the British Forces.So for anyone who ever pretended a tree branch was a machine gun, who admire what our Forces go through every day and who want to improve their kitchen skills, Bully Beef and Boiled Sweets is for you.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780336060
ISBN-10: 1780336063
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 221mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Constable
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Mannion

James Mannion has been a national magazine and newspaper journalist for thirteen years. He edited at the BBC before going on to work for nearly a decade in the men's market at the consumer titles FHM and The Mail On Sunday's Live Magazine, where he is currently Executive Editor. Like most men of his generation, he is also a passionate home cook who has annexed his kitchen as a place to relax, create and house a gamut of cooking gadgets.

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