Not for Bread Alone: Writers on Food, Wine, and the Art of Eating

Not for Bread Alone: Writers on Food, Wine, and the Art of Eating

Daniel Halpern / Oct 20, 2019

Not for Bread Alone Writers on Food Wine and the Art of Eating Twenty two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eating Wendell Berry Colette William Corbett Michael Dorris Alexandre Dumas M F K Fisher Michael Frank Betty Fussell Evan Jones Judith B Jones Barbara

  • Title: Not for Bread Alone: Writers on Food, Wine, and the Art of Eating
  • Author: Daniel Halpern
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  • Page: 182
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  • Twenty two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eating Wendell Berry Colette William Corbett Michael Dorris Alexandre Dumas M F.K Fisher Michael Frank Betty Fussell Evan Jones Judith B Jones Barbara Kafka Madeline Kamman Charles Lamb Rose Macaulay Henry Matthews Joyce Carol Oates Francine Prose Paul Schmidt James Seay Charles SiTwenty two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eatingWendell Berry Colette William Corbett Michael Dorris Alexandre Dumas M F.K Fisher Michael Frank Betty Fussell Evan Jones Judith B Jones Barbara Kafka Madeline Kamman Charles Lamb Rose Macaulay Henry Matthews Joyce Carol Oates Francine Prose Paul Schmidt James Seay Charles Simic Edward Steinberg Alice WatersThere is to be gained from our daily bread than mere sustenance Curiosity, romance, ritual, and insight can be as much a part of a meal as any of its edible ingredients In this delectable collection of essays on fine food and drink, twenty two renowned writers capture the gestures, the celebrations, and the moments in which food, wine, and the act of eating transcend their initial purposes to become something far greater A window into the eating lives of a handful of our finest literary artists, Not for Bread Alone is a tasty and most satisfying delight a true culinary classic.

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    385 Comments

    1. To rate a collection of essays is no easy thing when it contains writings that range from baffling to fascinating, from crude to inspiring. If you only read one essay in this book, read the last one, on the making of wine. It's a five-star one, and you'll never take for granted again the labor and decisions and timing and providence that goes into the making of one of God's most delightful gifts to us. The cork? Who thinks of the labor and love that goes into the making of wine corks? There was [...]


    2. I love me some food. I love me some wine. I love talking about food and wine. Apparently I don't like reading about it. Or reading about what others think/feel/say about it.This book was super boring. I skipped the first essay entirelyI don't even know what the writer was talking about, but it wasn't pinot noir, donuts, or cheesecake, so I moved on. The next few essays were a little better, at least I finished those. But by the fourth, I just wanted to eat some ice cream and go to bed (with a di [...]


    3. Each selection seemed more tedious and pretentious than the one before it. Consider the following passage from Madelaine Kamman's essay: "And what of the peppery flavors from horseradish, nasturtiums, and the sweet and hot peppers? Personally, I am not partial to any frankly peppery taste with wine. But I must admit that finely chopped nasturtiums introduced in a reduction of excellent Chardonnay and finished with butter and a bit of cream can be quite good" (140). Ugh!



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