Encyclopedia of Food and Culture by
Call Number: Online and Olin Reference (Non-Circulating) GT2850 .E53x 2003 v.1-3
Publication Date: 2002-12-17
600 articles on food and its place in human culture and society, covering everything from agronomy to zucchini; entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines. Multidisciplinary articles--including "Comfort Food," "Ethnicity and Food," "Medieval Banquets" and "Nutrient Composition"--are supplemented by 450 photographs and illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, timelines and a comprehensive index.