• Irreverent, rude, but joyous: Rachel Roddy on the enduring legacy of Jane Grigson | The Cook's Cook

    18 days ago - By The Guardian

    Wise, practical and joyful, her books make you feel you are in safe hands in the kitchen Jane Grigson's Fruit Book is like Mary Poppins' bottomless bag. Every time you plunge in, there is always more unexpected treasure. I grew up on Jane Grigson. She was my Granny Alice's and is Mum's favourite food writer, and I have clear childhood memories of her books in both their kitchens - particularly the Fruit Book at Granny's, and the Vegetable Book, with its old painting of a woman, a cabbage and a white cat, in our kitchen in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. There were no photographs in any of the...
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