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Beans : a global history

Beans : a global history

Author: Natalie Rachel Morris
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books, 2020. ©2020
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
" Beans are considered a basic staple in most kitchen cupboards, yet these unassuming foodstuffs have a very long history: there is evidence that beans have been eaten for 9,000 years. Whether dried, frozen, or canned, beans have substantial nutritional and environmental benefits, and can easily be made into a wholesome, satisfying meal. From garbanzos to lentils, and from favas to soybeans, Beans: A Global History  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Rachel Morris
ISBN: 9781789142044 1789142040
OCLC Number: 1112139570
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction1 Bean Botany2 Bean Beginnings3 Bean Cultures4 The Lore and Literature of a Bean5 Bean Cuisines6 The Bean of TomorrowRecipesReferences Select BibliographyWebsites and AssociationsAcknowledgementsPhoto AcknowledgementsIndex
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Natalie Rachel Morris.


A vivid journey through the gastronomical, botanical, cultural and political history of beans.  Read more...


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"Beans is a concise and colorful introduction to valuable foods that are too often taken for granted." * OxVeg News * "Morris has condensed an incredible amount of bean information and history into Read more...

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