Cooking Price-Wise: A Culinary Legacy (Calla Editions) (Hardcover)

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By Vincent Price, Victoria Price (Preface by), V. B. Price (Foreword by)
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Best known as a star of stage and screen, Vincent Price was also a noted gourmet whose enthusiastic promotion of home cooking included several cookbooks and a television show, Cooking Price-Wise. This charming book of Price's favorite recipes is based on the Thames Television series he hosted in the 1970s, which showcased timeless international cuisine. Scores of easy-to-make dishes from around the world include soups, breads, main courses, sidedishes, and desserts that can be made from ingredients readily available in supermarkets and food shops. Fascinating food-related historical tidbits add extra zest to the newly typeset recipes and numerous color and black-and-white photographs that enhance this handsome collectible edition.
This special expanded edition of Cooking Price-Wise stands as a true family affair, featuring new contributions from the author's children, including a Preface by his daughter, Victoria, and a Foreword by his son, V.B. An extensive bonus section, "The Culinary Legacy of the Price Family," includes baking recipes from Vincent's grandfather, the inventor of baking powder; journal entries from the author's eye-opening trip to Europe as a 17-year-old; and a selection of family favorites from Victoria Price's childhood. Plus, Victoria also provides a wealth of insights into the Price Culinary Legacy.

About the Author


The distinguished American actor Vincent Price (1911-1993) was well known around the world for his distinctive voice and many prominent roles on both stage and screen. A lifelong passion for art led to a degree in art history from Yale and a highly regarded reputation as an art collector, consultant, and lecturer. Price's extensive travels provided ample opportunities to collect interesting and unusual recipes, which he tested in his home kitchen.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486819075
ISBN-10: 0486819078
Publisher: Calla Editions
Publication Date: October 18th, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Calla Editions

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