Название: A History of Food Автор: Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat Издательство: Wiley-Blackwell Год: 2008 Страниц 776 ISBN: 1405181192 Формат: PDF Размер: 14 MB Язык Английский
Everything you eat has a story behind it. If you relish savory steaks you'll delight in the story of the Roman emperor who kept his figure by eating 40 pounds a meat a day. According to legend, you may even one day discover the genie of the tea, an ancient Chinese poet. Compiling countless references and illustrations, History of Food serves up delicious research on the common groceries you buy and some not-so-common foods eaten throughout the world. This well-written volume discusses the historical significance of food and myths surrounding various delectable treats. It describes hunting and gathering, ancient rituals surrounding certain foods, and a vast array of cooking techniques. History of Food is a must-have for your kitchen.