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Book Review - A History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Have you ever wondered about the evolution and history of food? Who discovered chocolate? What is the symbolism of fish? Who ate popcorn first?

Then wonder no more because A History of Food is a fascinating culinary journey discussing the relationship between people and their interaction with food. A History of Food includes wonderful chapters about the history of everyday products such as spices, wine, cereals and many more products and is based from the earliest recorded times through to current day.
Now available in a hardcover, the second edition written by historical journalist Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat, includes an updated chapter about the recent developments in food production and consumption around the world. With many beautiful illustrations this is a fascinating and absorbing read.

A History of Food, published by John Wiley & Sons, rrp $64.95



added: 13 September 2009
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