The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,508,729 members ⚫ 2,065,349 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
History

  • Devouredby Sophie Egan

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99

    A provocative look at how and what Americans eat and why?a flavorful blend of The Omnivore?s Dilemma, Salt Sugar Fat, and Freakonomics that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eat. Food writer and Culinary Institute of America program director Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the American food psyche, examining... more...

  • Food in the Gilded Ageby Robert Dirks

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    The Gilded Age is renowned for the excesses of the robber barons and tycoons. The lavishness of their tables impressed contemporaries and historians alike. But what about the eating habits of ordinary Americans at the time? Robert Dirks answers that question by peering through the lens of what then was a newly emerging science of nutrition. more...

  • Sweet as Sinby Susan Benjamin

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    READERS WITH AN INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF FOOD AND AMERICANA WILL SAVOR THIS CULTURAL HISTORY There?s more to candy than its sugary taste. As this book shows, candy has a remarkable history, most of it sweet, some of it bitter. The author, a food historian and candy expert, tells the whole story?from the harvesting of the marshmallow plant... more...

  • Bituteby Gastón Acurio; Javier Masías

    Telefónica del Perú S.A.A. 2016; US$ 0.00

    La historia del sabor de Lima se ha ido escribiendo en paralelo a la del Perú. De la historia del Perú nos acordamos, pero pareciera por momentos que nos hemos olvidado de la de nuestras cocinas. Este proyecto busca rescatar y poner en valor el inmenso patrimonio que representan cinco siglos de recetarios, así como reivindicar el origen humilde y... more...

  • Kansas Cityby Andrea L. Broomfield

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Barbecue, fried chicken, chili, and steak: these foods immediately call to mind Kansas City?s reputation for fantastic cuisine. This food biography tells the story of how geography, politics, arts, race, and culture came together to create these iconic foods and fuel a Kansas City food renaissance that is now finding renewed popularity and acclaim.... more...

  • 100 Million Years of Foodby Stephen Le

    Picador 2016; US$ 26.99

    A fascinating tour through the evolution of the human diet, and how we can improve our health by understanding our complicated history with food. There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much information and advice, often contradictory, as our diet and health: eat a lot of meat, eat no meat; whole-grains are healthy, whole-grains... more...

  • Tandoori Chicken in Delhiby Madhur Jaffrey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection   Before she was a seven-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, or a Berlinale star, Madhur Jaffrey was a little girl growing up in an India in transition. In this selection from her acclaimed autobiography, Climbing the Mango Trees, she shares her food memories from one of the most turbulent times in... more...

  • Eat My Wordsby Janet Theophano

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Some people think that a cookbook is just a collection of recipes for dishes that feed the body. In Eat My Words: Reading Women's Lives through the Cookbooks They Wrote , Janet Theophano shows that cookbooks provide food for the mind and the soul as well. Looking beyond the ingredients and instructions, she shows how women have used cookbooks to assert... more...

  • American Foodieby Dwight Furrow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    Dwight Furrow examines the contemporary fascination with food and culinary arts not only as global spectacle, but also as an expression of control, authenticity, and playful creation for individuals in a homogenized, and increasingly public, world. more...

  • Dining with the Famous and Infamousby Fiona Ross

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    From Salvador Dali to Joan Crawford, Liz Taylor to Bob Dylan, the dining habits and preferences of celebrities, artists, movie stars, and the famous for being famous are revealed in this vivid and entertaining romp through the favored meals and snacks of famous, or infamous, figures throughout history. more...