The Resource SweetiInvention : a history of dessert, Michael Krondl, (electronic resource)

SweetiInvention : a history of dessert, Michael Krondl, (electronic resource)

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SweetiInvention : a history of dessert
Title
SweetiInvention
Title remainder
a history of dessert
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Michael Krondl
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eng
Summary
A social, cultural, and above all culinary history of dessert, Sweet Invention explores the world's great dessert traditions, from ancient India to 21st-century Indiana. Each chapter begins with author Michael Krondl tasting and analyzing an icon of dessert, such as baklava from the Middle East or macaroons from France, and then combines extensive scholarship with a lively writing style to spin an ancient tale of some of the worlds favorite treats and their creators. From the sweet makers of Persia who gave us the first donuts to the sugar sculptors of Renaissance Italy whose creativity gave rise to the modern-day wedding cake, this authoritative read clears up numerous misconceptions about the origins of various desserts, while elucidating their social, political, religious and even sexual uses through the ages
Summary
"A social, cultural, and-above all-culinary history of dessert, Sweet Invention explores the world's great dessert traditions, from ancient India to 21st-century Indiana. Each chapter begins with author Michael Krondl tasting and analyzing an icon of dessert, such as baklava from the Middle East or macarons from France, and then combines extensive scholarship with a lively writing style to spin an ancient tale of some of the world's favorite treats and their creators. From the sweet makers of Persia who gave us the first donuts to the sugar sculptors of Renaissance Italy whose creativity gave rise to the modern-day wedding cake, this authoritative read clears up numerous misconceptions about the origins of various desserts, while elucidating their social, political, religious-and even sexual-uses through the ages"--
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10024697
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Midwest
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Krondl, Michael
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641.86
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Desserts
  • Confectionery
  • Pastry
  • Food habits
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adult
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a history of dessert
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SweetiInvention : a history of dessert, Michael Krondl, (electronic resource)
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MWT11333934
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781569769546
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11333934
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
SweetiInvention : a history of dessert, Michael Krondl, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333934
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781569769546
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333934
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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