Ice Cream

Ice Cream : The Delicious History

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In this delicious story of ice cream, we are taken on an exotic journey from the old world to the new, from ice harvesting in ancient China, to birthday celebrations in the age of Louis XIV, and even to otherworldly Pop-art to ice cream cones painted by Andy Warhol in the twentieth century. It's a story filled with history, adventure, myth, and intriguing facts about ice cream. Did you know that the Scots believed ice cream parlors were dens of iniquity? Or that there are more than seven hundred flavors and that the flavor you prefer expresses your personality?Ice Cream is about the dessert itself and how we have come to regard it. As Marilyn Powell reveals, ice cream is the dessert of memory, a perfect food for the imagination. Containing illustrations, anecdotes, and famous recipes, Ice Cream will delight ice cream lovers around the world.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 250 pages
  • 111.8 x 193 x 30.5mm | 317.52g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1585677973
  • 9781585677979

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27 ratings
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