The Resource Much depends on dinner: : since Eve ate apples, Margaret Visser, (electronic resource)

Much depends on dinner: : since Eve ate apples, Margaret Visser, (electronic resource)

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Much depends on dinner: : since Eve ate apples
Title
Much depends on dinner:
Title remainder
since Eve ate apples
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Visser
Title variation
Extraordinary history and mythology, allure and obsessions, perils and taboos of an ordinary meal
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Language
eng
Summary
A staple of the food-writing genre that prefigured the current locavore and foodist movements by almost two decades, Margaret Visser's Much Depends on Dinner is a delightful and intelligent history of the food we eat, and a cornucopia of incredible details about the ways we do it. Presented as a meal, each chapter of Much Depends on Dinner represents a different course or garnish, which Margaret Visser handpicks from the most ordinary American dinner: corn on the cob with butter and salt, roast chicken with rice, salad dressed in lemon juice and olive oil, and ice cream. Visser tells the story behind each of these foods and in the course of her inquiries reveals some unexpected treats: the history of Corn Flakes; the secret behind the more dissatisfactory California olives (they're picked green, chemically blackened, and sterilized); and the fact that, in Africa, citrus fruits are eaten whole, rind and all. For food lovers of all kinds, this intelligent and unexpectedly funny book is a treasure of information that sheds light on one of our favorite pastimes: eating
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Visser, Margaret
Dewey number
641
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Food habits
  • Food
  • Dinners and dining
  • Food habits
  • Dinners and dining
  • Electronic books
  • England
  • Food habits
  • Food
  • Food
Target audience
adult
Label
Much depends on dinner: : since Eve ate apples, Margaret Visser, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11785336
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multicolored
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MWT11785336
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11785336
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remote
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11785336
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Much depends on dinner: : since Eve ate apples, Margaret Visser, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11785336
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11785336
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11785336
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785336
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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