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Soup : a global history

Author: Janet Clarkson
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2010.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This title provides a concise, tasty history of the oldest dish in the world - soup. The book describes how soup got its name and describes the roles of soup in Eastern and Western cuisine.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Clarkson
ISBN: 9781861897749 186189774X
OCLC Number: 642290114
Description: 152 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Early soup --
Medicinal soup --
Charitable soup --
Portable soup --
Global soup --
Noteworthy soup.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Janet Clarkson.


Soup: A Global History is a concise, tasty history of the oldest dish in the world. Soup features many images of and recipes for classic and unusual soups, taken from seven hundred years of global  Read more...


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'Helped by tasty colour reproductions of old soup adverts, Clarkson investigates soups as comfort (chicken), medicine (lentils or, believe it or not, vipers) and weapon ("Arsenic-laced soup was the Read more...

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