History of Food has ratings and 32 reviews. Jim said: This is pretty much required reading for anyone with a serious interest in comprehensive food h. The story of cuisine and the social history of eating is a fascinating one, and Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat covers all its aspects in this definitive history. Covers. The story of cuisine and the social history of eating is afascinating one, and Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat covers all itsaspects in this classic.
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A History of Food
Not a book to digest at one maguelonbe several sittings. The view is staggering. For the more complete review, please go here: The History of Shellfish and Crustaceans.
The Symbolism of Butter. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. This wide-ranging and comprehensive reference history covers in one volume the history of foodstuffs, the story of cuisine and the historyy history of eating. From hunters and gatherers and the onset of agriculture to the rise of commercial foodways, historian Toussaint-Samat presents not just the historical background but the cultural, religious, and Toussaint-sanat great reference to have on your shelf; not so much a great thing to check out from the library.
The Biology of the Mussel. Her principal historical interest is in the medieval and renaissance culture of Europe, in particular the domestic economy, food and clothing. A History of Food Blackwell Reference. No trivia or quizzes yet. A Whos Who of Caviare. roussaint-samat
A whacking huge brick of a book, but if you’re at all interested in culinary history, tood want to know where an ingredient was first eaten and when, this book will tell you. Feb 09, Spencer Rich rated it really liked it. Uses for Less Profitable Fish. The Centre of the City.
From Porridge to Beer. Not comprehensive and obviously Francophile, but contains many fascinating nooks and crannies, particularly for Francophiles. Bees and honey are examined and discussed, as are pulses, soya, fungi, cereals and the sources of vegetable oils. Everything is cross-referenced to an extraordinary degree, which is great because the information given is so complex and interweaving.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She has western European food history covered, especially France, but other countries and cultures are presented as a garnish. Jul 29, Ann rated it really liked it. A History of Food.
From the origins of mankind, and the transition from a vegetable to an increasingly carnivorous diet, the story unfolds of the interrelationship between people and diet, between particular foods and social mores, between dietary custom and cuisine.
At pages, I’ll be salivating over this for some time to come I’m sure! Tried to read this one mainly because JG Ballard had it on his bookshelf but got way too bogged down in it Apr 22, Alison rated it liked it. The Providential Nature of Salt Fish.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From the origins of mankind, and the transition from a vegetable to an increasingly carnivorous diet, the story unfolds of the interrelationship between people and diet, between particular foods and social mores, betwe This wide-ranging and comprehensive reference history covers in one volume the history of foodstuffs, the story of cuisine and the social history of eating. Scrupulously thorough and pleasingly idiosyncratic, it promises the reader many a happy hour blissfully contemplating our ancient relationship with our stomachs.
Foods of pleasure, from confectionery to wine, from coffee to caviare are also covered.