• "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"