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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
Summary:
"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 --
Recipes.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Meg Muckenhoupt.

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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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