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Title:
The story of food : an illustrated history of everything we eat.
ISBN:
9781465473363
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
360 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Published one day later in Great Britain by Dorling Kindersley Limited.

Includes index.
Contents:
Nuts and seeds -- Vegetables -- Fruits -- Meat -- Fish and shellfish -- Grains, cereals, and pulses -- Dairy and eggs -- Sugars and syrups -- Oils and condiments -- Herbs and spices.
Abstract:
"This glorious visual celebration of food in all its forms reveals the extraordinary cultural impact of the foods we eat, explores the early efforts of humans in their quest for sustenance, and tells the fascinating stories behind individual foods. With profiles of the most culturally and historically interesting foods of all types, from nuts and grains, fruits and vegetables, and meat and fish, to herbs and spices, this fascinating culinary historical reference provides the facts on all aspects of each food's unique story. Feature spreads shine a spotlight on influential international cuisines and the local foods that built them. The Story of Food explains how foods have become the cornerstone of our culture, from their origins to how they are eaten and their place in world cuisine."--Amazon.com.
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