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Unmentionable Cuisine

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Publisher Comments:

An engaging look at "food prejudices," or why we eat what we eat and why we reject other food sources as unpalatable--with recipes! "This is a unique and engrossing work and, to my mind, an important contribution to the annals of gastronomy. It will not, of course, appeal to all palates . . . but neither do snails and sweetbreads, brains and other oddments of animals." --Craig Claiborne "I read from cover to cover with huge enjoyment. . . I can recall no other book that has covered the subject of strange foods with quite his flair and authority, and I consider the book required reading for anyone interested in the lore of food." --James Beard

Product Details

ISBN:
3330000365529
Publisher:
University Press of Virginia
Subject:
General
Author:
Schwabe, Calvin W.
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Food habits
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
History
Subject:
Food of animal origin
Subject:
Animal food
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Historical Food and Cooking
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19880601
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
476

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