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Cabbage : a global history

Cabbage : a global history

Author: Margaret Muckenhoupt
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books, Ltd, 2018.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"How could a vegetable be so beloved, so universal, and at the same time so disdained? One of the oldest crops in the world, cabbage has provided European and Asian peoples with vitamins A and C, and even with babies - according to folk tales about infants found 'under a cabbage leaf', that is. It has appeared in senators' speeches in ancient Rome and the luggage of South Korean astronauts. Cabbage is both a badge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Muckenhoupt
ISBN: 1780239815 9781780239811
OCLC Number: 1020284270
Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Cabbage in the Garden of Eden --
The cabbage of fact and dreams --
The older the better --
The food of the people (and their cows) --
Our cabbage, right or wrong --
The future of cabbage --
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Meg Muckenhoupt.


Filled with fascinating facts and recipes for everything from French cabbage soup to sauerkraut chocolate cake, this lively book traces cabbage's culinary paradox, exploring the cultural and chemical  Read more...


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