Women in the Kitchen by Anne Willan, Read by Imogen Church
Cookbook Lovers Rejoice!
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Imogen Church’s lively narration pairs well with Anne Willan’s Women in the Kitchen, an informative and playful survey of women cookbook writers who changed culinary history. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss Church’s deliciously entertaining and painlessly educational performance that serves up fascinating insights about food and its preparation. Trace changes in kitchens from Hannah Wooley’s hearth fires in the mid-1600s to today’s stovetops presided over by Julia Child and Alice Waters. Church’s amiable British voice exudes enthusiasm; her beautiful pacing helps listeners digest many historical insights. Listen as you prepare your favorite dishes over the stove.
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