Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History

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”.
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.
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.