Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Waveland Press, 1998 - 289 pages
This text explains the diversity of the world's gastronomic customs, demonstrating that what appears to be irrational food tastes turn out really to have been shaped by practical, or economic, or political necessity.
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Review: Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and CultureUser Review - Tayler K - Goodreads
Some really interesting explanations for why people in different cultures do or don't eat different things, from perspectives that make sense but most of us wouldn't think about. Humanity is, at least in some ways, more efficient than you would think. Read full review
Review: Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and CultureUser Review - Marianne Sarkis - Goodreads
I dish finally come around to appreciating him, even his approach. Read full review