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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The Technique of Canning. Blackwell Ffood- Cooking – pages. Histiry library Help Advanced Book Search. 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 Histoey Dietary History of Olive Oil. About the Author Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat is an historian, journalist and writer.
This vast survey concludes with an investigation of scientific issues, including methods of food preservation, dietetics and the importance of vitamins. WileySep 28, – History – pages. Not comprehensive and obviously Francophile, but contains many fascinating nooks and crannies, particularly for Francophiles. The view is staggering. Nov 27, Stacy rated it really liked it Shelves: Added to Your Shopping Cart.
Table 61 The Long March of Cereals. I didn’t find it entertaining enought to have it on my nighttable. It is dense with information and carefully organized.
The Symbolism of Salt.
The Taste of Bread. Perfect for the food-nerd you didn’t know you were. A great reference to have on your shelf; not so much toussainr-samat great thing touswaint-samat check out from the library. I do however want to be sure I’m reading something on food history that is fact checked and internationally inclusive if that’s even reasonably possible with such a broad subject.
From Fire to the Pot. For the more complete review, please go here: Game and meat of all kinds from poultry to horsemeat are described, as are all kinds of sea foods.
How to Keep Caviare Happy. Aromatics and the Imagination. Nutritional Facts and Figures about Game. Jan magurlonne, Saba rated it really liked it. The Symbolism of Beans. A selection of significant illustrations is included in the text, and there is a comprehensive bibliography and index. Excellent book on all kinds eatable from histories’ most long ago to histories’ most recent. The Holy War of Cassoulet. The History of Caviare.
Everything is cross-referenced to an extraordinary degree, which is great because the information given is so complex and interweaving.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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. The Providential Nature of Salt Fish.
Account Options Sign in. A history of food Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat Snippet view – Don’t bother picking this one up. Nov 19, Bryan Rucker is currently reading it. The Legend of Dionysus.
At pages, I’ll be salivating over this for some time to come I’m sure! Game and meat of all kinds from poultry to horsemeat are described, as are all kinds of sea foods. Just reading this updated by Betty Fussell! 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.
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It is sometimes a little dry, but still pretty engaging. Some things in here are just out and out made up by the author. She has written for a variety of periodicals in France and published over seventeen books on cuisine, history and French regional culture.
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