Author(s): Sarah Edington
To sail first Class on the great ocean liners was to experience the last word in luxury and service. The Captain's Table recalls not only the glamour and excitement of life on board, but also the rich creativity of the excellent cuisine. The author has expertly recreated an inspiring selection of classic recipes from the First, Second and Tourist Class dining rooms for the modern cook, adding to the recipes with fascinating research concerning their origins, which includes period memorabilia in the form of dining cards and menus. Beautifully illustrated with a wealth of nostalgic imagery, this book exudes glamour and elegance, bringing the heyday of the liner to life and recapturing some of the original magic of those remarkable ships.
The Captain's Table recalls not only the glamour and excitement of life on board the world's ocean liners, but also the rich creativity of the excellent cuisine.
Sarah Edington was written and edited many books on food. She was a professional cook for many years, running her own catering business with the National Trust and the Victoria and Albert Museum among her customers. As well as writing about food she specializes in tours of historic kitchens.