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You eat what you are : people, culture and food traditions

Author: Thelma Barer-Stein
Publisher: Ontario, Canada ; Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"A documented study of ethnocultural food traditions. ... A historical, regional, and cultural overview begins each chapter with particular emphasis given to factors or events that influenced food availability, selection, preparation and those food habits that have remained as traditions." Each chapter includes sections titled Domestic life, Foods commonly used, Meals, Customs, Special occasions, Cooking methods,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barer-Stein, Thelma.
You eat what you are.
Ontario, Canada ; Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 1999
(OCoLC)623209367
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thelma Barer-Stein
ISBN: 1552093654 9781552093658
OCLC Number: 44037825
Description: 544 pages : maps ; 29 cm
Contents: African --
Albanian --
American --
Armenian --
Australian --
Austrian --
Baltic peoples : Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian --
Belgian --
Belorussian --
Bulgarian --
Canadian : Atlantic Provinces, First Nations, Quebec --
Chinese --
Czech and Slovak --
Danish --
Dutch --
Egyptian --
English --
Filipino --
Finnish --
French --
German --
Greek --
Hungarian --
Icelandic --
Indian, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan --
Indonesian, Malay, and Singaporean --
Iranian --
Irish --
Israeli and Jewish --
Italian --
Japanese --
Korean --
Latin American: Argentinian, Uruguayan, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian and Venezualan, Peruvian. Maltese --
Mexican --
Moroccan --
New Zealanders --
Norwegian --
People of the Fertile Crescent: Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese, and Syrian --
Polish --
Portuguese --
Romanian --
Russian --
Scottish --
Southern Slavs (formerly Yugoslavian): Bosnian-Herzegovian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian, and Slovenian --
Spanish --
Swedish --
Swiss --
Thai --
Tibetan --
Turkish --
Ukrainian --
Vietnamese --
Welsh --
West Indian.
Responsibility: by Thelma Barer-Stein.

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"A documented study of ethnocultural food traditions. ... A historical, regional, and cultural overview begins each chapter with particular emphasis given to factors or events that influenced food availability, selection, preparation and those food habits that have remained as traditions." Each chapter includes sections titled Domestic life, Foods commonly used, Meals, Customs, Special occasions, Cooking methods, Regional specialties, and Glossaries of foods and food terms.

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