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A history of food

Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

A history of food

by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

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Published by Blackwell Reference in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Food -- History.,
  • Food supply -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat ; translated from the French by Anthea Bell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX353 .T6413 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 801 p. :
    Number of Pages801
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1711967M
    ISBN 100631177418
    LC Control Number92013999

      This is not a manual of cookery, but a book about enjoying food. Few of the recipes in it will contribute much to the repertoire of those who like to produce dinner for 6 in 30 minutes flat. I think food, its quality, its origins, its preparation, is something to be studied and thought about in the same way as any other aspect of human existence. Join Tori Avey as she explores the story behind the food why we eat what we eat, how the foods of different cultures have evolved, and how yesterday s food can inspire us in the kitchen today.

      9 interesting facts about the history of food Most of us take food for granted, but maybe we should pay attention. History has a lot to teach : Kimi Harris. It aims at presenting, promoting and diffusing research that focuses on food from an historical and/or cultural perspective. The journal studies food history, food archaeology, foodways and food culture from different points of view. It embraces social, economic, religious, political, agronomical and cultural aspects of food and nutrition.

    Check out this great listen on Eating is an indispensable human activity. As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. Epicure . English food at its best is hearty, simple, delicious fare, developed to fuel an empire that influenced the rest of the world. English cooking is steeped in history, yet the modern face of British food presents a dynamic and thriving cuisine Author: Elaine Lemm.


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