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Truffle : a global history

Author: Zachary Nowak
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2015.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
What is a truffle? Is it the über-shroom, the highest order of fungal foods? Does it arrive, as some cultures feel, in the moment of a thunderclap? One thing is for sure: despite its unappetizing appearance, the truffle is without a doubt one of the most prized ingredients in the world's pantry. In this book, Zachary Nowak digs deep into the history and fame of this unlikeliest of luxury items, exploring the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Nowak
ISBN: 9781780234366 1780234368
OCLC Number: 909302762
Description: 167 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : a shy fungus, the jewel of cuisine --
Truffles in the sand --
The fall and rise of the truffle --
Mycological diplomacy --
France and gastrochauvinism --
The wandering truffle --
The future of fungi --
Truffle identification --
Recipes.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Zachary Nowak.

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A cultural, historical, scientific and culinary history of the truffle, offering a thorough and complete portrait of this many-sided mushroom, featuring many instructive and surprising illustrations,  Read more...

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