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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 May 2015
  • ISBN : 9780698194069
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 2 voters

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Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes. Best Culinary Travel Book (U.K.), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Finalist for the Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award “When we eat, we travel.” So begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What’s the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What spices make a dish taste North African versus North Indian? What is the story behind the curries of India? And how do you know whether to drink a wine from Bourdeaux or one from Burgundy? Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore—from the role of a priest in the genesis of Camembert to the Mayan origins of the word chocolate—The World on a Plate serves up a delicious mélange of recipes, history, and culinary wisdom to be savored by food lovers and armchair travelers alike.

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The World on a Plate

The World on a Plate
  • Author : Mina Holland
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-05-26
  • ISBN : 9780698194069
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Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes. Best Culinary Travel Book (U.K.), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Finalist for the Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award “When we eat, we travel.” So begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What’s the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in

What's on Your Plate?

What's on Your Plate?
  • Author : Whitney Stewart
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • ISBN : 1454926724
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It's a big, tasty world out there! What's on Your Plate? takes kids on an illustrated tour through the cuisines of 14 countries to see how people internationally prepare, eat, and think about food. For each cuisine, there's an overview of the country and its native foods, pronunciations and descriptions of popular dishes, an easy recipe, and an illustrated crop map. These fun elements will excite young foodies!

The World on My Plate

The World on My Plate
  • Author : Robin Daumit
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-05-19
  • ISBN : 154396494X
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I want it all, when I am dining, and the main course is not necessarily the star of the meal. I'm the sort of person that orders three or four appetizers at a restaurant, in preference to a main course. So, when dining at home, preparing a meal for friends, or simply eating alone, I want lots of small plates, or bites of a variety of things. Beautifully, thoughtfully planned small plates can be prepared for an occasion, or we

The Edible Atlas

The Edible Atlas
  • Author : Mina Holland
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • ISBN : 9780857868565
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'A delight to read' RACHEL KHOO Shortlisted for the 2015 Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award Winner of UK's Best Culinary Travel Book in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2015 'When we eat, we travel.' So begins The Edible Atlas. Mina Holland takes you on a journey around the globe, demystifying the flavours, ingredients and techniques at the heart of thirty-nine cuisines. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? What's the story behind the curries

My Life on a Plate

My Life on a Plate
  • Author : Kelis
  • Publisher : Kyle Books
  • Release Date : 2015-09-28
  • ISBN : 1909487309
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My Life on a Plate tells Kelis' personal story through the food she creates. Her style has been molded by her culture, her travels, and all the people she met along the way. This book is a collection of her favorite recipes. Kelis' love affair with food started as a child. A native New Yorker, her mother worked as a chef in her own catering business, run out of their home in Harlem. Driven by the speed and the intensity

Jack Stein's World on a Plate

Jack Stein's World on a Plate
  • Author : Jack Stein
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • ISBN : 9781472949370
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“In the past 20 years there have been huge movements in the way we British think about produce. As someone is involved in that conversation I have seen it change and now, more than ever, the produce that is available to the keen home cook has increased in variety and quality immensely. What this means is that the home cook is now faced with the fantastic situation of being able to source the produce needed to make great food all year

Beyond the Plate

Beyond the Plate
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-03-25
  • ISBN : 3791382772
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Bringing together 30 of the best food blogs from around the world, this fun, colorful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes and the stories behind the blogs. Foodies, home cooks, and amateur chefs are increasingly turning to the Internet for recipes, food trends, and other culinary information. Featuring 30 diverse food bloggers, this richly illustrated book includes recipes for all occasions and palates. Blogs such as My Darling Lemon Thyme, Indian Simmer, Local Milk, and Lady & Pups, among others, effortlessly guide readers

Passport on a Plate

Passport on a Plate
  • Author : Diane Simone Vezza
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : PSU:000031860253
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Describes the culinary styles of twelve regions around the world and provides recipes for each, including Africa, the Caribbean, and China.

Full Plate

Full Plate
  • Author : Ma Sarah Kolman Rn,Sarah Kolman
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • ISBN : 1506145280
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Modern parents have a lot on their plates. Unfortunately, this circus act that we call our lives can leave the whole family exhausted, overwhelmed, disconnected, and literally sick. Our children's generation is expected to be the first in history to have a life expectancy shorter than their parents. Something's got to change... Through practical tools, Full Plate will inspire, inform, and encourage you to: Recognize the direct impact that relationships, work satisfaction, physical activity, sleep quality, and connection to our

Lick Your Plate

Lick Your Plate
  • Author : Julie Albert,Lisa Gnat
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29
  • ISBN : 9780449016985
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Lick Your Plate is a must-have cookbook with 160 recipes that satisfy the needs of all home cooks: fast, fresh, foolproof and family-friendly. Not to mention it's like having two hilarious best friends in the kitchen with you. Got a full plate? Really, who doesn't? Lick Your Plate is here to help by rescuing you from cooking conundrums and mealtime mayhem. With 160 original, doable and delicious recipes, you'll never again be vexed by the age-old question, "What's for dinner?" From your

Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
  • Author : Lester R. Brown
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • ISBN : 9780393344530
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With food supplies tightening, countries are competing for the land and water resources needed to feed their people. With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. “In this era of tightening world food supplies, the ability to grow food is fast becoming a new form of geopolitical leverage. Food is the new oil,” Lester R. Brown

The Third Plate

The Third Plate
  • Author : Dan Barber
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • ISBN : 9780698163751
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Today’s optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also offered a false promise for the future of food. In his visionary New York Times–bestselling book, chef Dan Barber, recently showcased on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, offers a radical new way of thinking about food that will

Ninety Percent of Everything

Ninety Percent of Everything
  • Author : Rose George
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release Date : 2013-08-13
  • ISBN : 9780805096040
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Eye-opening and compelling, the overlooked world of freight shipping, revealed as the foundation of our civilization On ship-tracking websites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy. We buy, so we must ship. Without shipping there would be no clothes, food, paper, or fuel. Without all those dots, the world would not work. Freight shipping has

What's on My Plate?

What's on My Plate?
  • Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
  • Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781512466041
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! Eating a balanced diet is important. Healthy foods give you energy to learn and play. Do you know what the five food groups are? Or how much food from each group you need to stay healthy? Read this book to find out! Using the MyPlate diagram, this helpful book introduces the five food groups, appropriate serving sizes, and how to eat a balanced and

Plate Tectonics and Disasters

Plate Tectonics and Disasters
  • Author : Tom Greve
  • Publisher : Britannica Digital Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • ISBN : 9781625131645
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This book goes into great detail about the different layers of the Earth and how the shifting tectonic plates can cause natural disasters, such as earthquakes and tsunamis. In-depth information and stunning photographs reinforce the informative text.