Prospect Books, publisher of books about cookery, food history and the ethnology of food.



The Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards 2019 were announced this week – along with Jay Rayner, Diana Henry and many others, our own Marjory Szurko is shortlisted for her book, Sweet Slices of History!

Our food history magazine which comes out 3 times a year is called Petits Propos Culinaires, or PPC. PPC – new subscriptions will start with PPC 114. To subscribe, use the link above.

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A Dollop of History is one of my favourite blogs, and here is what they made of Sweet Slices of History


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