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Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures
By Nataly Sielicki
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”.
Memories of the Heart: Comfort Food
By Toni Leland
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.