Saturday, December 09, 2017

Five top food books for history buffs

At B&N Reads Madina Papadopoulos tagged five top food history books, including:
Beans: A History, by Ken Albala

Eminent food historian and Professor of History at University of the Pacific, Ken Albala, has written copious amounts of texts on the subject of culinary history. With a plant-based movement taking root in the food world, it is intriguing to take a look at the history of the bean. Looking at societies and change through the lens of this food, Albala tells captivating tales of cuisines and culture.
Read about another entry on the list.

Writers Read: Ken Albala (September 2007).

--Marshal Zeringue