The Oxford Companion to Food
Available in full-text online. Its combination of serious food history, culinary expertise, and entertaining serendipity was recognized as utterly unique. Including both an exhaustive catalog of the foods that nourish humankind and a richly allusive commentary on the culture of food, whether expressed in literature and cookbooks. Jaine assiduously alerts readers to new avenues in food studies. Agriculture; archeology; food in art, film, literature, and music; globalization; neuroanatomy; and the Silk Road.