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Memories of the Heart: Comfort Food
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
This 30-page series of articles by freelance writer and published author Toni Leland takes a look back at the food that shaped a nation and the traditions that endure to this day. Comfort food is many things to many people, always different, but always the same. What follows are thoughts and memories of the author's own life with comfort food, supported by over two dozen proven family recipes.
Feed the Dog: A short history of feeding the domestic dog
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Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Feed the Dog, an illustrated dog history e-book from Puppy Care Education. This book provides a short review of the history of feeding practices for domestic dogs up to the 1930s, including the development of packaged dog foods in the late nineteenth century. In only a hundred and fifty years the dinner of most pet and working dogs has gone from whatever it could get to a massive range of
What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Fantasy Lover’s Food Guide. Equal parts writer’s guide, comedy, and historical cookbook.
Apres Moi le Dessert: A French Eighteenth Century Model Meal
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Original eighteenth century recipes - most newly translated from French - selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook. Recipes appear for three services: FIRST SERVICE (Soups and entrees) - SECOND SERVICE (roasts) - THIRD SERVICE (Entremets) - and range from chickens in galantine to fried testicles.
The Family Cookbook
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
A variety of recipes from generations. from polish to Irish. recipes to make you family want to come to dinner. be the talk of the table with these family favorites.
Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
In the series of short essays the author overviews works of anthropologists, archeologists, cultural sociologists, historians and gastronomists who argue that the cooking played a significant role in human evolution and history, and sometimes even whole Empires “were built not by the sword but by the spoon”.
Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Get ready to bite into this delicious first "Foodie Facts" release. "Foodie Facts 1: Why Beer Goes Better with Cheese and Other Tasty Tidbits" is a mouth-watering buffet of speedy features and helpful how to's about food, drinks, history, culture, and travel collected from around the world, including tidbits about coffee, teas, wines, cheeses, food facts and origins. Bon Appétit!
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Eggs, Cheese and Butter in Old Regime France
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Series: Le Grand d'Aussy's History of French Food. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Green eggs were popular once, and long before Dr. Seuss, in France. Poached eggs were served with orange juice and spices. These are just a few of the facts found in the brief but wide-ranging chapter the eighteenth century writer Le Grand d'Aussy included on eggs and dairy products in his three volumes on the history of French food.