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Food in Early Modern Europe

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2003 - 260 pages
Looks at the importance of food in the evolution of Europe following the Middle Ages, discussing the role of food in exploration, agricultural development, and global trade.
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From Famine to Fast Food: Nutrition, Diet, and Concepts of Health around the ...

Ken Albala - Health & Fitness - 2014 - 293 pages
The foods eaten by a nation's population play a key role in shaping the health of that society. This book presents country-specific information on how diet, food security, and ...
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Three World Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Chinese

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2012 - 392 pages
The text begins with a comprehensive theory of cuisine in the introduction and moves to the parallel culinary histories of Italy, Mexico, and China: the independent ...
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Cooking in Europe, 1250-1650

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2006 - 153 pages
A sampling of authentic recipes used in Europe from 1250-1650 are presented in the same form in which they first appeared and are accompanied by explanations of unfamiliar ...
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The Lost Arts of Hearth and Home: The Happy Luddite's Guide to Domestic Self ...

Ken Albala, Rosanna Nafziger Henderson - Cooking - 2012 - 288 pages
The Lost Arts of Hearth and Home is not about extreme, off-the-grid living. It’s for city and suburban dwellers with day jobs: people who love to cook, love fresh natural ...
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Nuts: A Global History

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2014 - 128 pages
From almonds and pecans to pistachios, cashews, and macadamias, nuts are as basic as food gets—just pop them out of the shell and into your mouth. The original health food ...
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The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2007 - 223 pages
The importance of the banquet in the late Renaissance is impossible to overlook. Banquets showcased a host’s wealth and power, provided an occasion for nobles from distant ...
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Eating Right in the Renaissance

Ken Albala - Cooking - 2002 - 324 pages
Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own flourishing tradition of dietary advice. Then, as now, an industry of experts ...
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The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries

Gary J. Allen, Ken Albala - Business & Economics - 2007 - 439 pages
This is the first encyclopedia to help the general reader understand the myriad components of what sustains us: the food and drink industries.
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Opening Up North America, 1497-1800

Caroline Cox, Ken Albala, John Stewart Bowman, Maurice Isserman - Explorers - 2005 - 196 pages
Describes the history of voyages to the United States and Canada, including those of Alexander Mackenzie, John Cabot, Giovanni da Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and David Thompson ...
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