The Taste of Empire
How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern WorldBook - 2017
In twenty meals, The taste of Empire tells the story of how the British created a global food trade that moved people and plants across countries. Taking us on a wide-ranging culinary journey from the American frontier to the Far East, from sixteenth-century Newfoundland fisheries to present day celetrations of Thanksgiving, Lizzie Collingham uncovers the decisive role of the British Empire in shaping our modern diet.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: xvii, 367 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm