A Revolution in Eating
How the Quest for Food Shaped AmericaeBook - 2005
Sugar, pork, beer, corn, cider, scrapple, and hoppin' John all became staples in the diet of colonial America. The ways Americans cultivated and prepared food and the values they attributed to it played an important role in shaping the identity of the newborn nation. In A Revolution in Eating, James E. McWilliams presents a colorful and spirited tour of culinary attitudes, tastes, and techniques throughout colonial America. Confronted by strange new animals, plants, and landscapes, settlers in the colonies and West Indies found new ways to produce food. Integrating their British an.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2005
Characteristics: 1 online resource (386 pages) : illustrations data file,rda