This book investigates five menus, from England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. These dishes may seem truly national, or even regional, but the reality is very different. Few of the ingredients used originated in Europe, and many have travelled half way around the world. Tracing the history of the dishes opens up the whole of human history. We can see the importance of food in the ancient migrations and struggles to survive of our earliest ancestors, in the development of farming, trade and technology, and in the European exploration and colonisation of the world. This is truly delicious history, where the food we love takes centre stage and kings and politicians become supporting actors.For the topping: sour cherries, whipped cream (as thick as possible), shaved chocolate, powdered sugar. Make sure that you make extra of the filling and the topping, because I can guarantee that no-one ever made and arranged the cake anbsp;...
|Title||:||A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN FIVE MENUS|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2015-03-13|