The World on A Plate
40 Cuisines, 100 Recipes, and the Stories Behind ThemBook - 2015
"Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes "When we eat, we travel." Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What's the story behind the curries of India? Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore-from the role of a priest in the genesis of camembert to the Mayan origins of the word "chocolate"-The World on a Plate serves up a delicious me;lange of recipes, history, and culinary wisdom to be devoured by food lovers and armchair travelers alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015
Branch Call Number: 641.59 HOLLAND
Characteristics: 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm