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    1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die (Hardback) By (author) Universe, Edited by Frances Case, Preface by Gregg Wallace

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    DescriptionFrom single press extra-virgin olive oils and artisanal cheeses to more exotic fare such as zebra jerky, this compilation is a cornucopia of culinary delicacies from every cuisine around the globe. Featuring luscious photographs and descriptions of must-eat foods from sweet to savory, this culinary gazetteer of the world offers expert guidance on how to really eat like a local when in Rome or how to find the most authentic Peking duck when visiting Beijing. Any foodie will delight at the fact-filled descriptions and marginalia and sidebars bursting with culinary history and trivia. Whether looking for the "must-taste treats" to seek out on your next vacation or inspiration for a romantic dinner for two, this compendium is sure to be a source of gourmet inspiration, certain to expand even an experienced epicure's mental grocery list. The book is divided into sections based on food type (meats, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, sweets and confections, etc). Included are classics as well as delicacies little known outside their home turf. Each entry features authoritative yet opinionated descriptions as well as anecdotes about the producers or the region ensuring that this book will have wide appeal to connoisseurs and novices alike.


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    Title
    1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Universe, Edited by Frances Case, Preface by Gregg Wallace
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 64 mm
    Weight: 1,996 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789315922
    ISBN 10: 0789315920
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    DC21: 641.3
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WB
    B&T General Subject: 240
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14530
    DC22: 641.3
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CKB071000
    B&T Approval Code: A31630000
    BISAC V2.8: CKB000000
    B&T Approval Code: A97402000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641/.03
    LC classification: TX349 A16 2008
    Illustrations note
    800 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
    Publisher
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Imprint name
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Publication date
    09 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Frances Case writes about food for numerous publications including Britain's esteemed daily The Guardian and also contributes to radio and television. Based in London, she has traveled to and researched the culinary scenes of over 20 cities around the world.
    Review quote
    ."..an adventure of delicious discoveries...ranging from the expected...to the exotic...This book will make readers want to travel the world." "San Francisco Chronicle" "It's a tantalizing concept--a visual encyclopedia of global flavors worth scouting." "Associated Press ""With good color photos of every single item, this book is both fun to flip through and a serious reference guide. A perfect gift for the foodie." Thenibble.com "It's the ultimate to-do list for foodies." "The Wichita Eagle"