Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos, of an Ordinary Meal

Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos, of an Ordinary Meal

A wonderful exploration into the history and anthropology behind the foods we take totally for granted. She waxes a bit poetic in places, but a fascinating read nevertheless.

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