Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World

Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World

by Sharon Hudgins (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789140071
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 148,293
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Sharon Hudgins is the author of five books and hundreds of food and travel articles published worldwide. Her books include The Other Side of Russia: A Slice of Life in Siberia and the Russian Far East and T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

Table of Contents

Foreword James D. Porterfield 7

Introduction Sharon Hudgins, Editor 13

Europe

1 Sandwiches, Savouries and Strawberry Fizz: Dining at Speed on the Flying Scotsman Adam Balic 21

2 Of French Champagne and Turkish Coffee: Feasting and Fasting on the Orient Express Arjan den Boer 45

Eurasia

3 From Caviar to Mystery Meat: Dining across Two Continents on the Trans-Siberian Railway Sharon Hudgins 75

North America

4 All Aboard: Classic American Cuisine on the Santa Fe Super Chief Karl Zimmermann 101

5 Sockeye Salmon and Saskatoon Pie: Regional Foods on Canada's Long-distance Railways Judy Corser 125

Australia

6 Kangaroo, Crocodile and Custard: Eating across the Outback on Australia's Ghan Railway Diana Noyce 147

Asia

7 Fast Food: Eating within the Box on Japan's 'Bullet Train' Merry White 171

8 Spicy Curries and Cups of Tea: Dining along the Darjeeling Himalayan Line Aparajita Mukhopadhyay 189

Africa

6 Baked Bobotie, Fried Kingclip and Chocolate Potjie: Traditional Fare on South African Luxury Trains Karl Zimmermann 215

References 239

Bibliography 245

Author Biographies 249

Acknowledgements 254

Photo Acknowledgements 256

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