The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand

The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand

Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison is considered one of this country's so much loved writers, a muscular, brilliantly monetary stylist with a salty knowledge. For greater than two decades, he has additionally been writing the superior essays on nutrition round, now amassed in a quantity that brought on the Santa Fe New Mexican to exclaim: "To learn this booklet is to come back away confident that Harrison is a flat-out genius — person who devours existence with depth, dwelling it approximately and full-scale, then distills his reports into passionate, opinionated prose. nutrients, during this context, is greater than nutrients: it's a metaphor for life." From his mythical shrewdpermanent and Esquire columns, to present-day items together with a correspondence with French connoisseur Gerard Oberle, superb items on meals in France and the USA for Men's magazine, and a paean to the common-or-garden meatball, The uncooked and the Cooked is a nine-course meal that would fulfill each appetite.

"Our 'poet laureate of urge for food' [Harrison] can be, however the accumulated essays the following mirror a lot more." — John Gamino, The Dallas Morning News

"[A] culinary mixture plate of Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Julian Schnabel, and Sam Peckinpah...." — Jane and Michael Stern, The long island occasions e-book Review

"Jim Harrison is the Henry Miller of foodstuff writing. His ardour is infectious." — Jeffrey Trachtenberg, The Wall road Journal

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