The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World

A History of Pork, Honey, Salt, Chilli, Rice, Cacao and Tomato

The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World
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Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711240223
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There are some ingredients that are so adaptable they appear in dishes all over the world. This book looks at the seven most important  - the culinary wonders: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chili and cacao. These are the ones ones that have played a long and valuable role in human life, and this book traces their epic journeys, as they have been transported around the globe to feature in cuisines far away from their countries of origin. As well as telling their diverse culinary and cultural stories, there are 63 traditional and innovative recipes - with one of the ingredients in the starring role - for readers to try.  This is the fascinating history of the world's seven most important ingredients and an enchanting exploration of world cuisine.

The author

Jenny Linford is a freelance food writer based in London and a member of the Guild of Food Writers. Her published work ranges from recipe writing to food and travel articles for numerous publications, including the Financial Times, Time Out, London Eating and Drinking Guide, Square Meal, and the British Library’s Food Stories website. Among her published books are The Tomato Basket Cookbook, Food Lovers’ London, and The Chef’s Library. Linford was also the general editor of 1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711240223
Illustrations: 150
Size: 6.693 in x 8.858 in / 170 mm x 225 mm
Edition: New Edition
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