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  • French Gastronomyby Jean-Robert Pitte; Jody Gladding

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 36.99

    Why did the passion for food -- gastronomy -- originate in France? The key, it turns out, is France itself. In its climate, diversity of soils, abundant resources, and varied topography lie the roots of France's food fame. Pitte masterfully reveals the ways in which cultural phenomena surrounding food and eating in France relate to space and place.... more...

  • Art of Living in Australiaby Philip E. Muskett

    Rosenberg Publishing 1987; US$ 10.99

    Philip E. Muskett, former Surgeon Superintendent to the NSW government, wrote in 1893: “…our people live in direct opposition to their semi-tropical environment ... the consumption of butcher’s meat and tea is enormously in excess of any common sense requirements ..” The Art of Living in Australia offers advice for healthy living.... more...

  • Arabella Boxer's Book of English Foodby Arabella Boxer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 28.19

    A Book of English Food is an elegant compendium of brilliant recipes adapted from the cookery books of the 1920s and 1930s by Arabella Boxer, with beautiful new illustrations by Cressida Bell. Arabella Boxer's Book of English Food describes the delicious dishes - and the social conditions in which they were prepared, cooked and eaten - in the... more...

  • Choice Cutsby Mark Kurlansky

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.95

    ?Every once in awhile a writer of particular skills takes a fresh, seemingly improbable idea and turns out a book of pure delight.? That?s how David McCullough described Mark Kurlansky?s Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World , a work that revealed how a meal can be as important as it is edible. Salt: A World History , its successor,... more...

  • Food and Social Mediaby Signe Rousseau

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    Social media has been a factor in the explosion of interest in food and democratization of food criticism, and this book explains and critique the phenomena and key issues in a lively and anecdotal manner that will appeal to scholars and the interested general public alike. more...

  • Chipotleby Dave DeWitt; Chuck Evans

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 5.95

    Get acquainted with one of the most distinctive flavors the chile world has to offer: the smoky chipotle. This die-cut little book offers approximately thirty recipes, from the basics (Guacamole con Chipotle) to the unexpected (Chipotle Hot Wings). Interested in smoking your own chipotles? In THE PEPPER PANTRY: CHIPOTLES you'll learn what kind of wood... more...

  • Domestic Cookeryby Elizabeth Ellicott Lea

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Hundreds of useful recipes: soups, meats, fish, cakes and many more, all written with economy and self-sufficiency in mind. more...

  • Directions for Cookeryby Eliza Leslie

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The 10th edition of Miss Leslie's classic cookbook “Directions for Cookery, in It's Various Branches” was published in 1840. It contains recipes for all sorts of dishes, from soups, to meat, to fish, to vegetables, to puddings, to liquor, and even includes recipes for traditional medicines, perfumes and more. more...

  • English Housewiferyby Elizabeth Moxon

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Over 500 traditional English recipes built up over hundreds of years. From soups to main courses to puddings, this covers every aspect of classic English cooking, including a traditional 'Bill of Fare', giving meal suggestions for every month of the year. more...

  • Favorite Dishesby Carrie V. Shuman

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Over 300 different classic recipes, covering every aspect of cooking from starters to puddings.Included are recipes for:BreadOystersBouillionSoupFishSaucesMeatsSweetbreadsPoultryVegetablesEggsSaladDoughnuts and FrittersPreservesPickles and CatsupCheesePiesPuddingCakeCookiesDessertsIce CreamCandyPunchBeveragesChafing Dish more...