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Secrets from the Greek kitchen : cooking, skill, and everyday life on an Aegean Island

Author: David E Sutton
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
Series: California studies in food and culture, 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how cooking skills, practices, and knowledge on the island of Kalymnos are reinforced or transformed by contemporary events. This book focuses on micropractices in the kitchen, such as the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Sutton
ISBN: 9780520280540 0520280547 9780520280557 0520280555
OCLC Number: 875771068
Description: xv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Why Does Greek Food Taste So Good? --
Emplacing Cooking --
Tools and Their Users --
Nina and Irini: Passing the Torch? --
Mothers, Daughters, and Others: Learning, Transmission, Negotiation --
Horizontal Transmission: Cooking Shows, Friends, and Other Sources of Knowledge --
Through the Kitchen Window --
Conclusion: So, What Is Cooking? --
Epilogue: Cooking (and Eating) in Times of Financial Crisis.
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 52.
Responsibility: David E. Sutton.
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"Sutton's book, impeccably researched and lucidly presented, complicates and challenges this widespread view while also providing the tools and guideposts needed to re-think what it means to cook and Read more...

 
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