“A delight, both for casual dipping and sustained reading, as well as a significant contribution to social history.”
(Times Literary Supplement
“A publishing revelation, The Epicure’s Almanack of 1815 was the first London good food guide. . . . An excellent and readable new edition.”
“With [The Epicure’s Almanack’s] republication, we can reopen the time capsule, and gaze inside the manners and mores of nineteenth-century diners and drinkers.”
“A fascinating artifact.”
(British Food in America
About the Author
Janet Ing Freeman, formerly Scheide Librarian at Princeton University Library, is an honorary visiting professor at University College London.