Food Fight!: A Mouthwatering History Of Who Ate What And Why Through The Ages

September 11, 2018|
Food Fight!: A Mouthwatering History Of Who Ate What And Why Through The Ages by Tanya Steel
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Grab your knife and fork and get ready to dig in to human history through the lens of food and the struggle to acquire it with award-winning celebrity food editor and author Tanya Steel. This book includes 30 kid-tested and approved recipes inside!

Did you know that Christopher Columbus set out on his most famous voyage in search not of the new world, but cinnamon? Or that rich people in the Middle Ages served flaming peacocks and spun sugar castles to their lucky dinner party guests? Did you ever wonder why M&Ms were invented? (Hint: That candy coating isn''t just for decoration!) The quest for food has inspired all kinds of adventures and misadventures around the world, and this book explores the wildest and wackiest of them all, from prehistoric times through modern day.

Hungry readers can go on a finger-licking romp through the ages to discover the origins of today''s common foods, yucky habits of yore, marvelous inventions that changed the way we ate and cooked, and the weirdest menus on record. Amazing stats and fast food facts are featured throughout, along with 30 original recipes, each specific to a particular time and place. So, if you are curious about how food shaped global history and culture, put this book on the menu.
TANYA STEEL is a global food industry leader. She initiated the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids'' "State Dinner" with former First Lady Michelle Obama, an annual event that was held at the White House. Steel is the former editorial director of Clean Plates,, Gourmet Live, and;...
Title:Food Fight!: A Mouthwatering History Of Who Ate What And Why Through The AgesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 11.13 X 9.5 X 0.71 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 11.13 X 9.5 X 0.71 inPublished:September 11, 2018Publisher:National Geographic SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1426331622

ISBN - 13:9781426331626

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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