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Lost Feast

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A rollicking exploration of the history and future of our favorite foods

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.

Bracketing the chapters that look at the history of our relationship to specific foods, Lenore enlists her ecologist friend and fellow cook, Dan, in a series of "extinction dinners" designed to recreate meals of the past or to illustrate how we might be eating in the future. Part culinary romp, part environmental wake-up call, Lost Feast makes a critical contribution to our understanding of food security today. You will never look at what's on your plate in quite the same way again.


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Publisher: ECW Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 8, 2019

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781773054063
  • Release date: October 8, 2019

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781773054063
  • File size: 949 KB
  • Release date: October 8, 2019

PDF ebook

  • ISBN: 9781773054070
  • File size: 6600 KB
  • Release date: October 8, 2019

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook
PDF ebook

Languages

English

A rollicking exploration of the history and future of our favorite foods

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.

Bracketing the chapters that look at the history of our relationship to specific foods, Lenore enlists her ecologist friend and fellow cook, Dan, in a series of "extinction dinners" designed to recreate meals of the past or to illustrate how we might be eating in the future. Part culinary romp, part environmental wake-up call, Lost Feast makes a critical contribution to our understanding of food security today. You will never look at what's on your plate in quite the same way again.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    ECW Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 8, 2019

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781773054063
    Release date: October 8, 2019

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781773054063
    File size: 949 KB
    Release date: October 8, 2019

    PDF ebook
    ISBN: 9781773054070
    File size: 6600 KB
    Release date: October 8, 2019

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
    PDF ebook
  • Languages
    English