Curl Up with a Nice Food Blog …

The creativity, wit, and wisdom of food bloggers never ceases to amaze me. And so today, I simply must let you know about some new, to me anyway, blogs (and bloggers) that I’ve run across lately.

Here are two that provide gorgeous pictures, along with commentary and a bit of food history:

An English Kitchen,” by the author of “Joanna’s Food,” documents cooking in a country house in England:

I have a huge collection of cookery books, and have recently started collecting 18th and 19th century recipe books. I can’t afford decent copies, so I buy them in terrible condition and have them rebound, mostly in whacky colours. Cookery writers I enjoy include Geraldene Holt, Patience Gray, Elisabeth Luard, Mary Contini, Richard Mabey, the Taruschio’s, Andrew Whitley, Jane Grigson, Fergus Henderson. Since cookery is bound up with ingredients, I should also add some kitchen gardeners: Charles Dowding, Joy Larkcom, Sarah Raven, Christopher Lloyd. A great many of these authors’ books have very few photographs, and I love the line drawings & prints they frequently contain.

And from Bozena, a textile artist in Poland, comes Textile Cuisine, which takes inspiration from food and cookbooks:

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