Food & Cooking, & Diet

Cookery and diet of our ancestors from prehistory onwards, from archaeological data to historic recipes.

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  1. Barely Surviving or More than Enough?

    Barely Surviving or More than Enough?: The environmental archaeology of subsistence, specialisation and surplus food production [Hardback]

    Maaike Groot (Editor); Daphne Lentjes (Editor); Jørn Zeiler (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088904769
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    How people produced or acquired their food in the past is one of the main questions in archaeology. Everyone needs food to survive, so the ways in which people managed to acquire it forms the very basis of human existence. Farming... .... Learn More
  2. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby (Editor); Debra Trusty (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the contribut... .... Learn More
  3. Not just Porridge

    Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table [Paperback]

    Francesca Orestano (Editor); Michael Vickers (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781784915780
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The essays presented in Not just Porridge address both the scholar and the bold, adventurous cook. They offer the crumbs of what might be found in great and famous works of literature. Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and... .... Learn More
  4. Lea's Good Food Everyday

    Lea's Good Food Everyday: Easy Recipes for Today's Living [Paperback]

    Lea Hogg (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993275992
    Published by : Midsea Books
    This book includes 75 easy recipes for today’s living, curated from Lea Hogg’s television program. Each recipe is simple to prepare using local ingredients that are readily available. Each recipe in the book is clearly classified to suit food into... .... Learn More
  5. Come si mangia l’olio

    Come si mangia l’olio: Il primo manuale pratico di abbinamento gastronomico tra cibo e olio extra vergine di oliva / The first practical handbook pairing gourmet food with extra virgin olive oil [Paperback]

    Filippo Falugiani (Author)


    ISBN: 9788859616788
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Italy is most reknown for its olive oil, as well as for its culinary tradition. This publication, both a guide and a cookbook, provides us with useful information on how to pair our best dishes with extra virgin oil, thus exalting... .... Learn More
  6. Nature on the Table

    Nature on the Table: Fattoria di Volmiano: recipes and secrets [Paperback]

    Vittoria Gondi Citernesi (Author)


    ISBN: 9788856302189
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I naturini
    Many wholesome and thrifty recipes, passed down from mother to daughter, written in a joyful, unpretentious style, without embellishments – they are a gift that keeps on giving. From starters to desserts, following the flow of the seasons, in the ... .... Learn More
  7. The Food and Cookery of Malta and Gozo

    The Food and Cookery of Malta and Gozo [Paperback]

    Helen Caruana Galizia (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993275572
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The Food and Cookery of Malta and Gozo' by Helen Caruana Galizia is not simply ‘another’ cookery book of Maltese dishes, but also a vivid description of the rapid changes in nutrition and food fashions. The author, although very conscious of chang... .... Learn More
  8. Nutrirsi di altrove

    Nutrirsi di altrove: Le donne immigrate raccontano il loro viaggio fino all’Italia, ci trasmettono la loro storia e una ricetta come legame al loro paese di origine [Paperback]


    ISBN: 9788859616078
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Seventeen immigrant women from various countries around the world are telling us their stories: when did they arrive in Italy? Who welcomed them? What do they remember most about their homeland? They talk about hopes and dreams, but also about coo... .... Learn More
  9. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece

    Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Halstead (Author); John C. Barrett (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842171677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 5
    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host a... .... Learn More
  10. Digital atlas of traditional agricultural practices and food processing

    Digital atlas of traditional agricultural practices and food processing [Hardback]

    R.T.J. Cappers (Author); R. Neef (Author); R.M. Bekker (Author); F. Fantone (Author); Y. Okur (Author)


    ISBN: 9789492444004
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 30
    This atlas is intended as a resource, not just for archaeobotanists hoping to reconstruct past foodways, but also for other archaeologists, palaeoecologists, ethnographers, and agricultural historians. Documenting an era of actual rural community ... .... Learn More

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