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The Oxford companion to food

Author: Alan Davidson; Tom Jaine; Soun Vannithone
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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"Combining serious and meticulously researched fact with entertaining and witty commentary, it has been deemed unique by chefs and reviewers around the globe. It contains both a comprehensive catalogue of food stuffs--biscuits named after battles and divas; body parts from toe to cerebellum; breads from Asia to the Mediterranean--and a richly allusive account of the culture of food, whether expressed in literature  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davidson, Alan, 1924-2003.
Oxford companion to food.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014
(OCoLC)896880779
Named Person: Koch; Ernährung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Davidson; Tom Jaine; Soun Vannithone
ISBN: 9780199677337 0199677336
OCLC Number: 890807357
Description: xxx, 921 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The Oxford Companion to Food A-Z --
Bibliography --
Picture acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Alan Davidson.

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This Companion is a unique repertory of foodstuffs, cooked dishes, and food processes, with entries that cover the food and foodways of the countries of the world, and the literature of food and  Read more...

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Packed with fascinating facts and random information. * Chocablog * It is a book that no serious foodie should be without... * Helen Peacocke, Oxford Times * in 'The Oxford Companion to Food' I'm Read more...

 
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