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Much Depends On Dinner Margaret Visser

Much Depends On Dinner

Margaret Visser

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ISBN : 9780006377597
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Since Eve ate apples, wrote Byron, much depends on dinner, and in this delightful and intelligent book, Margaret Visser proves how right he was. Built around the menu of a simple meal--corn on the cob with salt and butter, roast chicken withMoreSince Eve ate apples, wrote Byron, much depends on dinner, and in this delightful and intelligent book, Margaret Visser proves how right he was. Built around the menu of a simple meal--corn on the cob with salt and butter, roast chicken with rice, salad dressed in lemon juice and olive oil, and ice cream--Much Depends on Dinner corrects our lack of knowledge of these most ubiquitous of foods and lays before us a captivating register of facts, myths, fetishes, and rituals that stretches back into our early history.