Food & Cooking, & Diet

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

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  1. Table Settings

    Table Settings: The Material Culture and Social Context of Dining, AD 1700-1900 [Hardback]

    James Symonds (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842172988
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Fernand Braudel famously observed that the 'mere smell of cooking can evoke a whole civilization'. The way that food is prepared, served, and eaten reveals a great deal about the structure and workings of any society. It is therefore not surpr... .... Learn More
  2. The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book

    The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book [Hardback]

    Joy Perrine (Author); Susan Reigler (Author); Pam Spaulding (Photographer)


    ISBN: 9780813192468
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Interest in bourbon, America's native spirit and a beverage almost exclusively distilled in Kentucky, has never been greater. Thanks in part to the general popularity of cocktails and the marketing efforts of the bourbon industry, there are more b... .... Learn More
  3. Culinary Tourism

    Culinary Tourism [Hardback]

    Lucy M. Long (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780813122922
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Material Worlds
    ""From Kosher Oreos to the gentrification of Mexican cusine, from the charismatic cook of Basque communities in Spain and the United States to the mainstreaming of southwestern foodways, Culinary Tourism maps a lively cultural and intellectual ter... .... Learn More
  4. Greek Cooking - Traditional Recipes

    Greek Cooking - Traditional Recipes [Paperback]

    T. Tolis (Author)


    ISBN: 9789602133668
    Published by : Ekdotike Athenon
    Since prehistoric times, the sun-blessed Greek land generously offered its fortunate inhabitants an exceptionally good quality of produce, so that they could develop the nutritional need of the human body into a sensitive science and art. Gastr... .... Learn More
  5. Meals in a Social Context

    Meals in a Social Context: Aspects of the Communal Meal in the Hellenistic & Roman World, 2nd Edition [Paperback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)


    ISBN: 9788779340060
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    This collection of outstanding essays gives an in-depth look at the role of meals in creating a sense of family and community in the Mediterranean world in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. By looking at the dining habits of Greeks and Romans, Je... .... Learn More
  6. Civil War Recipes

    Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages of Godey's Lady's Book [Hardback]

    Lily May Spaulding (Editor); John Spaulding (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780813120829
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Godey's Lady's Book, perhaps the most popular magazine for women in nineteenth-century America, had a national circulation of 150,000 during the 1860s. The recipes (spelled ""receipts"") it published were often submitted by women from both the Nor... .... Learn More
  7. The Power of Feasts

    The Power of Feasts [Paperback]

    Brian Hayden (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9781107617643
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this book, Brian Hayden provides the first comprehensive, theoretical work on the history of feasting in pre-industrial societies. As an important barometer of cultural change, feasting is at the forefront of theoretical developments in archaeo... .... Learn More

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