Contains more than two hundred recipes interwoven with historical background and notes from the author's experiences traveling through Central and Eastern Europe. This book contains period illustrations and an introduction by the author, which describes how dramatically this region and its food have changed since the end of its isolation in 1989.
Published to tie in with its centenary, Arc of Utopia provides an original account of the origins of the 1917 Russian Revolution. Lesley Chamberlain shows how Russian activists took the French revolutionary ideals, and combined them with German political philosophy, to forge a unique, new vision of liberty, equality and fraternity.
Over 185 recipes offer a cook's tour of a region that stretches from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, with a culinary history, guide to ingredients and over 750 inspiring photographs.
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