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  • This is a fascinating and timely study of the far-flung sources of our food supply

    Jane Shilling, Daily Mail
  • After reading this you’ll never sit down to dinner without finding a trace of empire in your meal again

    Strong Words
  • A wholly pleasing book, which offers a tasty side dish to anyone exploring the narrative history of the British Empire

    Max Hastings, Sunday Times
  • Revelatory... Original, thought-provoking and highly entertaining

    Daisy Goodwin, The Times
  • Dazzling… This book’s treatment of food in the empire is innovative and exciting… A remarkable achievement


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