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Much depends on dinner: the extraordinary history and mythology, allure and obsessions, perils and taboos, of an ordinary meal

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

In this immensely learned and attractive book, Visser gives a chapter to each of the nine ingredients of a simple dinner: corn with salt and butter, chicken with rice, lettuce with olive oil and lemon ... Read full review

Review: Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal

User Review  - Erika Abbas Hanna - Goodreads

I really liked the structure of this book--choosing one "prototypical" meal and then giving the historical perspectives on each of the ingredients. Other authors have since expanded on these themes ... Read full review

Review: Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal

User Review  - Goodreads

I really liked the structure of this book--choosing one "prototypical" meal and then giving the historical perspectives on each of the ingredients. Other authors have since expanded on these themes ... Read full review

Review: Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal

User Review  - Blanca - Goodreads

If you are considering reading, The Omnivore's Dilemma, you need to read the precursor and less talked about contribution on same subject. Perhaps hers just wasn't as compelling? I look forward to figuring it out. Read full review

Review: Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal

User Review  - Goodreads

If you are considering reading, The Omnivore's Dilemma, you need to read the precursor and less talked about contribution on same subject. Perhaps hers just wasn't as compelling? I look forward to figuring it out. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - herschelian - LibraryThing

A brilliant, unusual look at where food REALLY comes from, why we eat what we eat and what we think about it. Read full review


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