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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I have checked my books again and didn’t find any trace of what she is talking about and I am pretty sure my books are excellent references 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.
This book is fascinating and comprehensive, but is better dipped into over time than read end-to-end. From inside the book.
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A history of food Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat Snippet view – There should be an option ‘unfinished”. However it’s a heavy read, and more like a collection of small books, each on one topic. To ask other readers questions about History of Food toussaint-szmat, please sign up. A Taste of Honey.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Paperbackpages. This is a thorough and detailed reference book on the history of foods and food uses.
History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
Nutritional Facts and Figures. Not comprehensive and obviously Francophile, but contains many fascinating nooks and crannies, particularly for Francophiles. A History of Food.
You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. For the more complete review, please go here: The Myth of Demeter. From Fire to the Pot. A History of Food Blackwell reference. Hitsory one big quibble is that Toussaint-Samat uses footnotes very sparingly.
A History of Food
The Dietetics of Cherries. A selection of significant illustrations is included in the text, and there is a comprehensive bibliography and index.
The History of Shellfish and Crustaceans. Some things in here are just Ramblings of a French woman presented as a global “history” despite lacking consistent scientific and historical citations. Game and meat of all kinds from poultry to horsemeat are described, as are all kinds of sea foods.
A great reference to have on your shelf; not so much a great thing to check out from the library. A selection of significant illustrations is included in the text, and there is a comprehensive bibliography and index.
References to this book Que Vivan Los Tamales!: Nutritional Facts and Figures about Game. Foods of pleasure, from confectionery to wine, from coffee to caviar are also covered. Just a moment while toussaimt-samat sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Jan 21, S. From the origins of mankind, and the transition from a vegetable to an increasingly carnivorous diet, the story unfolds of the interrelationship Want to Read saving…. Quite the fascinating read. The Legend toussaint-smaat Dionysus. I used it as a reference for a paper and found myself plowing through the rest of it out of sheer curiosity and interest.