Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David's Christmas
  • Elizabeth David's Christmas

  • A beautiful and timeless new edition of the ultimate festive food book, from the most loved and respected British cookery writer of the 20th century.

    Elizabeth David's Christmas is a celebration of every traditional recipe and favourite indulgence that we savour during the festive season. Containing over 150 classic recipes, together with a selection of wonderful articles, notes and observations from the Elizabeth David archive, this timeless book will inspire an elegant and memorable Christmas while taking the strain out of cooking for a crowd.

    All the classics are here: mince pies, stuffings, sauces and, of course, the perfect turkey, as well as simple first courses, party dishes and a range of desserts that make Elizabeth David's Christmas irresistible seasonal fare and a unique festive resource to treasure, hand down and return to year after year.

Elizabeth David (1913-1992) travelled widely during the Second World War, throughout Europe, the Middle East and India. She returned to England in 1946 to write the classic Mediterranean Food, followed by five other books that all became bestsellers. Also a prolific journalist, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1982, and a CBE in 1986.