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Caviar : a Global History.

Caviar : a Global History.

Author: Nichola Fletcher
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
& DIV & & /DIV & & DIV & & P & Served up with a mother of pearl spoon and alongside a crystal flute of champagne, caviar is the ultimate culinary symbol of wealth, luxury, and decadence. But how did tiny fish eggs-which many might regard as an unwanted, throwaway food-become such an international delicacy? In & I & Caviar: A Global History & /I &, renowned food writer Nichola Fletcher answers this curious question,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fletcher, Nichola.
Caviar : A Global History.
London : Reaktion Books, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nichola Fletcher
ISBN: 9781861897312 1861897316
OCLC Number: 767502735
Description: 1 online resource (138 pages)
Contents: Caviar Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction: Why Caviar?; 1. Sturgeon: The Jurassic Fish; 2. Ikra: The Soul of Russia; 3. Châv-jâr: Iran's Story; 4. Caviales Comes to Europe; 5. An American Caviar Rush; 6. Crisis in the Caspian; 7. How to Make a Sturgeon; 8. Roe on Roe: Alternative Eggs; 9. Caveat emptor: How to Buy It; 10. How to Enjoy Caviar; Recipes; Appendix; Select Bibliography; Websites and Associations; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index.


Caviar: piquant, luxurious and decadent, it is renowned the world over. A story of greed, indulgence, enterprise and hope, this book starts by looking back to its heyday in Tsarist Russia, America  Read more...


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