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Cultural studies: food & society

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What is it about the humble pig that holds such a special place in our hearts?In a frosty field on the longest night of the year, eight little piglets...
The greedy queen
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From Dr Annie Gray, presenter of BBC2's Victorian Bakers What does it mean to eat like a queen? Elizabeth gorged on sugar, Mary on chocolate and Ann...

Pie and mash down the Roman Road
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Eat up!
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TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Think about that first tickle of hunger in your stomach. A moment ago, you could have been thinking about anything, ...

The greedy queen
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From Dr Annie Gray, presenter of BBC2's Victorian Bakers and The Confectioners, coming summer 2017 What does it mean to eat like a queen? Elizabeth g...
The secret life of cows
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****A Sunday Times bestseller******A Times Book of the Year 2017***WITH A FOREWORD BY ALAN BENNETT'A lovely, thoughtful little book about the intellig...

Danish cookbooks
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Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wrote and read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can be shown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes that we conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks allow us to trace the course of empires, of soc
The fermented man
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On a cold new year's day, homebrewer and writer Derek Dellinger began a journey that changed everything he thought he knew about fermented food and dr...

Hungry nation
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This ambitious and engaging new account of independent India's struggle to overcome famine and malnutrition in the twentieth century traces Indian nat...
Farm to fingers
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This book studies food practices in contemporary India by situating them in their political, economic and socio-cultural contexts. Widespread in scope...

Brain food
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A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep 'One of the most exciting reads on brain health tha...
Brain food
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The eminent neuroscientist and nutritionist explains how what we eat affects how we think'We are what we eat' is an age-old adage. But while we often ...

The bluffer's guide to chocolate
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Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of chocolate. Never again confuse your Olmecs with your Aztecs, your ...
Ireland's green larder
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Ireland's Green Larder tells the story of food and drink in Ireland, for the first time. From the ancient system of the Céide Fields, established a t...

Famous brand names and their origins
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Many brands, including Marks & Spencer, Heinz and Kelloggs, were named after their founders whilst others have quirkier origins - did you know tha...
Bella figura
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In 2008, Kamin Mohammadi found herself worn down - by the increasingly unrealistic expectations of her high-flying job in the magazine industry, by he...

The new book of apples
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This extraordinary book contains in one unique volume, the most wide-ranging history of apples ever written and a detailed survey of over 2,000 of the...
Fat is a feminist issue
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THE ORIGINAL ANTI-DIET BOOK IS BACK - in one volume together with its best-selling sequel.When it was first published, Fat Is A Feminist Issue became ...

The science of spice
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Break new ground with this spice book like no other, from TV personality, food scientist and bestselling author, Dr Stuart Farrimond. Taking the perio...
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'Syrian cuisine deserves a high place in our culinary knowledge and Itab and Dina, with their brilliant recipes and fascinating stories, are the per...

The philosophy of food
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This book explores food from a philosophical perspective, bringing together sixteen leading philosophers to consider the most basic questions about fo...
The reading cure
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Shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year AwardAt the age of fourteen, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia. She had seized t...

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Chocolate has beguiled us for millennia. From the spiced drinks sipped by the elite in ancient Mesoamerica to the artisan bars spiked with intriguing ...
The reading cure
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'Freeman's pleasure in the food of literature ... is infectious. The Reading Cure will speak to anyone who has ever felt pain and found solace in a bo...

A half baked idea
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'An utterly beautiful, moving, bittersweet book on love and loss. I loved it' Dolly AldertonAt the moment her mother died, Olivia Potts was baking a c...
The accidental vegetarian
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When Simon Rimmer bought a small vegetarian restaurant, he had no idea how to cook. Armed with two cookbooks and heaps of enthusiasm, he and a friend ...

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Gathering information from citrus nurserymen, plantation workers and orange barons, John McPhee has woven together history, anecdote and science to create a guide to the world of oranges.
We Want Plates
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Remember when restaurants used to use plates? We Want Plates is the global crusade against serving food on bits of wood and roof slates, chips in mugs...

Bread, wine, chocolate
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Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that g...
Nadiya's British food adventure
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'National treasure' IndependentFollowing her culinary adventure across Britain and BBC2 cookery series, the Bake Off winner presents her British Food ...

Pure, white and deadly
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Sugar. It is killing us.Why do we eat so much of it?What are its hidden dangers?In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar wa...
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That rosy tomato perched on your plate in December is at the end of a great journey-not just over land and sea, but across a vast and varied cultural ...

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An 'entertaining, informative and utterly depressing global history of an important commodity . . . By alerting readers to the ways that modernity's v...
Rebellious spirits
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From their beginnings in ancient religious ceremonies, spirits have often been consumed in secret, and as swiftly as they have risen to popularity, they have been suppressed. This history takes in the first Malt Laws in Scotland, the restrictions on gin in Hogarth's London in the 18th century and the bootleggers of the WWII. Today the state of illi

Beginning to end hunger
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Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and the site of one of the world's most successful food secur...
Dictionary of Japanese food
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Nominated for the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year Award, this timeless volume is the first and only book of its kind on the subject.A Dictionary of ...

Medieval flavors
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In his new history of food, acclaimed historian Massimo Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes-both culinary and cultural-from raw materi...
Medieval Tastes
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In his new history of food, acclaimed historian Massimo Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes—both culinary and cultural&...

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A beautifully designed cookbook with easy, seasonal Italian recipes - the perfect gift for any foodie in your lifeRussell Norman returns to Venice - t...
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A practical guide to finding and preparing food from hedgerows, parks, fields, woods, rivers and seashore. Aimed at the beginner, it also has a wealth...

The story of food
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Includes a foreword by Giles Coren.Explore the rich stories, symbolism, and traditions that come wrapped up in the food on our plates - food that not ...
A new book of Middle Eastern food
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'Meticulously collected, compellingly assembled, lovingly told ... informative, delectable and incredibly useful' Yotam OttolenghiClaudia Roden's A Bo...

Food in England
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Her love of the infinite variety of English cooking and her knowledge of British culture and history show why our food should never be considered dull...
The gastronomical me
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In 1929, a newly married M.F.K. Fisher said goodbye to a milquetoast American culinary upbringing and sailed with her husband to Dijon, where she tasted real French cooking for the first time. This book is a chronicle of her passionate embrace of a whole new way of eating, drinking and celebrating the senses. As she recounts memorable meals shared

On eating insects
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A compelling first-hand look at one of today's most fascinating food trends - the practice of cooking with and eating insects The concept of eating in...
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The souk, or marketplace, is the beating heart of Arabic cuisine and culture-this book celebrates the generosity of this rich food culture. Imagine a ...

Jar Salads
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Who wants a soggy salad for lunch? The trick to a perfectly fresh and crisp salad that can be kept in the refrigerator the night before is all about t...
Killing it
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After losing her job as a food journalist, Camas Davis felt totally lost, out of love with her life and the world. She had spent her career writing ab...

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This is a long-awaited book from Roger Protz, a highly respected authority on beer, on the rebirth of IPA or India Pale Ale - one of the most popular ...
The omnivore's dilemma
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What shall we have for dinner? Such a simple question has grown to have a very complicated answer. We can eat almost anything nature has to offer, but...