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History of Food / Edition 2

History of Food / Edition 2

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by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

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ISBN-10: 1405181192

ISBN-13: 9781405181198

Pub. Date: 11/10/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This classic work is an exploration and celebration of man’s relationship with food from earliest times to the present day. Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat tells the story of cuisine and the social history of food taking in fascinating, little-known byways along the journey. For instance, we learn that Aztecs enjoyed chocolate as a drink with chilli and honey; we

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A History of Food 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
No culinary student or chef- to -be should be without this book. How important is salt beyond the dinner table? Find out where Saltzburg got its name. What three items were deemed by Moses as the sacrificial foods of choice and why. Its one thing to cook and plate food, its another to understand their history. Make youreself a better food-historian and look beyond current cuissene.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Are you a lover of food? This book is great--it tells how all these yummy foods and spices came to be. Did you know that in the old days sailors sailed thousands of miles just to get some spices!? Interesting, eh? More fun tidbits. Reads like a comic book.