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In the devil's garden : a sinful history of forbidden food

Author: Stewart Lee Allen
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Our history has been peppered with food taboos that have shaped civilizations. Allen's historical smorgasbord includes the importance of chocolate in the French Revolution, how a spat between chefs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Lee Allen
ISBN: 1841954055 9781841954059
OCLC Number: 62175829
Notes: Originally published: Ballantine, 2002.
Description: xviii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Stewart Lee Allen.

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* Allen's range of anecdotes is so varied and offbeat that is makes for a fascinating book. -- Jane Jakeman Times Literary Supplement * His book is a finger-buffet of travellers' and fishermen's Read more...

 
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