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ISBN: 9780857041159
AUTHOR: Stephen Browning & Daniel Tink
Norfolk Food Heroes
Norfolk Food Heroes
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If you ask someone to name some famous Norfolk foods, they would probably not have any difficulty in coming up with sugar beet, maybe, or turkeys, mustard or chocolate. If that someone was keen on history they may say, ‘Cromer crabs, Yarmouth bloaters and Caister dumplings’.

The region is similarly blessed with some nationally famous names – Delia Smith, Galton Blackiston or Bob Flowerdew, for example. Likewise festivals, events and markets have attracted the attention of foodies worldwide, and yet there is so much more to the story too as the authors relate...

“This book was inspired in no small part by a wander around the Bidwell/EDP Norfolk Food Festival. Here we saw the best organic veggies, duck eggs, pork pies, Aberdeen Angus beefsteaks, artisan breads and cakes, fruits, juices, jams, pickles, butter, cheeses, milks, poultry, honey, lamb and pork, crabs, lobsters and vegetarian wonders. We had the idea of a visit to some of the best of our present generation of food specialists. There were so many questions. Armed with a camera and notebook, we set out by car, oftentimes resorting to tramping across tracks and fields, to discover some of the answers. Here, gloriously illustrated by Daniel’s photography, is a tribute to all those who specialise in local food production, a snapshot of their lives and work, and their chosen recipes.”

Stephen Browning was educated in Norfolk before gaining an honours degree in History from the University of Kent at Canterbury. After training as a teacher at the University of Birmingham School of Education, he spent much of his working life promoting teacher exchanges between the United Kingdom and the overseas Commonwealth. He also worked for the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. He has written extensively about best practice in education both in the UK and the 50-plus countries of the Commonwealth. He has written, or contributed to, a number of books about the English Language, mainly for the Asian market. He spends several months each year in Taiwan.

Daniel Tink was born and still lives in Norwich, a city he knows well and continues to enjoy exploring. A graphic designer by profession, photography has given him a unique and detailed view of life through a lens. Daniel has previously provided photographs for the books Norwich in the Halsgrove Discover Series, Norfolk in the same series, and Spirit of Norwich Cathedral, all written by Stephen Browning. Daniel is the author of Spirit of Norwich in the Halsgrove PiXZ series.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 0 85704 115 9, hardback, 214x230mm, 144 pages. Published August 2011.

Norfolk: Exploring the Land of Wide SkiesNorfolk: Exploring the Land of Wide Skies - £16.99
In this beautifully crafted book, Stephen Browning & Daniel Tink set out to explore the county through words and photographs in order to bring to the reader, be they local or visitor, the best places in Norfolk to investigate for themselves. There’s no other place like it, and no other book quite like this one.
Norfolk in WinterNorfolk in Winter - £14.99
The very essence of wintertime Norfolk. From crystal clear dawns to spectacular colourful sunsets, here are views taken throughout the county dressed in its finest winter wardrobe captured by the atmospheric lens of Chris Herring.
Spirit of Norwich CathederalSpirit of Norwich Cathederal - £4.99
In this little book, the photographs of Daniel Tink are combined with Stephen Browning’s text in a book that will provide the ideal souvenir for those visiting the Cathedral and the city. The photographs are taken to remind the reader both of the religious aspects of Cathedral life and the architectural magnificence of this stupendous building.
Spirit of NorwichSpirit of Norwich - £4.99
The photographs in this book by Daniel Tink have been selected to provide a glimpse of much of the best that this exciting city has to offer.
Norfolk Address BookNorfolk Address Book - £12.99
The Norfolk Address Book contains over fifty high-quality colour photographs which evoke the best of Norfolk’s landscape. The photographers have been carefully chosen for their skill in capturing the beauty and variety of scenery that the county has to offer, from dramatic seascapes and sweeping Broadland vistas, to impressive townscapes and tiny hamlets.
Romantic NorfolkRomantic Norfolk - £14.99
Norfolk born photographer, John Duckett, focuses on capturing the unique skies and cloudscapes of the county, making best use of the more dramatic light found at dawn and dusk.
 
 
Web Price: £14.99
17.37 EUR 18.74 USD 24.55 AUD

 
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