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Watch Heston Blumenthal Talk About His Upcoming Cookbook, Historic Heston

In this video by Bloomsbury Publishing, very British chef Heston Blumenthal reveals some photographs from — and more details about — his hotly anticipated upcoming cookbook, Historic Heston. The book, which Blumenthal says comes as a result of "12 years of research into historic British cooking," takes a close look at historic British gastromony, often using original recipes as inspiration for new, modern dishes: "I discovered we have a heritage of cooking food that was, at one point, the envy of Europe," Blumenthal says. Also revealed: photos inspired by Caravaggio and illustrations by Dave McKean. Go, watch:

Video: Heston Blumenthal talks about HISTORIC HESTON

· Heston Blumenthal talks about HISTORIC HESTON [YouTube]
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