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Lost feast : culinary extinction and the future of food / Lenore Newman.

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  • 3 of 5 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Terrace Public Library 363.8 NEW (Text) 35151001100783 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-04-14

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770414358
  • Physical Description: ix, 300 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"When we humans love foods, we love them a lot. In fact, we have often eaten them into extinction, whether it is the megafauna of the Paleolithic world or the passenger pigeon of the last century. In Lost Feast, food expert Lenore Newman sets out to look at the history of the foods we have loved to death and what that means for the culinary paths we choose for the future. Whether it’s chasing down the luscious butter of local Icelandic cattle or looking at the impacts of modern industrialized agriculture on the range of food varieties we can put in our shopping carts, Newman’s bright, intelligent gaze finds insight and humor at every turn."-- Publisher.
Subject: Food supply.
Food > Social aspects.
Food > History.
Food habits.
Gastronomy.

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