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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A book of essays about our relationship to food, in Western culture. Visser was a classical scholar, and thus extrapolated ideas about common behaviours, and what things like the foods assembled for a ... Read full review

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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

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

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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