An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights--like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.
chef3, September 23, 2008 (view all comments by chef3)
This book is an absolute MUST have for any student of the Culinary Arts, chef, or food buff. It is enlightening on every level, and easy to read. I have found no other book as important as this one on the human history of food.
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