Laura Mason was raised on a farm in Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire. A highly respected food historian, her books include Traditional Foods of Britain: An Inventory, Sugar-Plums and Sherbet: The Prehistory of Sweets, and Food and the Rites of Passage (all published by Prospect Books). She is also a British co-ordinator of the Slow Food movement.
"a marvelous collection."--TucsconCitizen.com
"Recommended for cooks who enjoy rustic, historical recipes." --Library Journal