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Recipes for Life, Love and Art: What's Not to Like?

September 3, 2014

Bloomsbury fans, lovers of Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Lytton Strachey and the gang, and those keen to rediscover old handed down, handwritten English recipes, and lovers of foodish art, get this lavishly illustrated book by Jan Ondaatje Rolls, a look at "vital living across the dining table."

It's called The Bloomsbury Cookbook and it is food history at its most creative.

Consider this recipe, for example: Post-Impressionist Centenary Orange Cake.

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