Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food

Carlo Petrini and Ben Watson, Chelsea Green Publishing

Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food is an anthology for cooks, gourmets, and anyone who is passionate about food and its impact on our culture. Drawn from five years of the quarterly journal Slow: International Herald of Taste (produced for Slow Food member up to 2007), this book includes more than 100 articles covering eclectic topics from "Falafel" to "Fat City." From the market at Ulan Bator in Mongolia to Slow Food Down Under, this book offers an armchair tour of the exotic and bizarre. You’ll pass through Vietnam’s Snake Tavern, enjoy the Post-Industrial Pint of Beer, and learn why the lascivious villain in Indian cinema always eats Tandoori Chicken. The articles are contributed by some of the world’s top food writers.

Available for purchase on the Chelsea Green website.


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