Food and Drink

Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food
Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food Reviews

Review:Where else will you read on the gastronomy of cannibalism? The societal collapse vís-a-vís the microwave oven? Read more

The Language of Baklava: A Memoir
The Language of Baklava: A Memoir Reviews

Review:A memoir about a person split between two cultures--Jordan (her father) and America (her mother), largely revolving around food and how it relates to her, her family, and both cultures.

I never get sick of foodie memoirs, and also books (both fiction and non-fiction) about culture clash. The author feels pulled in two directions throughout the book, and lives in both Jordan and the US for periods of time.

Food is fundamental. Food is family, entertainment, and culture here. Food is... Read more

Don't Eat This Book
Don't Eat This Book Reviews

Review:“Don’t Eat This Book”, by Morgan Spurlock, is a very informative book designed to open your eyes about the harrowing acts of the fast food industry. Although sometimes repetitive, it is a good read and I would recommend it to anyone, especially those who regularly gorge on fast food.
Morgan Spurlock has single-handedly changed my diet and improved my health in a positive way. Prior to reading this book I was already eating relatively well but the book really grounded my ideas on nutrition an... Read more

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Reviews

Review:This should be more aptly titled "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures of a Self-indulgent Arsehole."

That's it.

PS: If you still decide to pick this up, do yourself a favour and avoid the audiobook. Read more

Cooking with Fernet Branca
Cooking with Fernet Branca Reviews

Review:I must be the wrong audience for this allegedly hilarious tale of two warring expats in Italy. I even tried Fernet Branca recently, and though I usually love bitterness, I found it truly revolting. I've read about half the book but from this point on you can all enjoy it without me. Read more

Vice Cream: Over 70 Sinfully Delicious Dairy-Free Delights
Vice Cream: Over 70 Sinfully Delicious Dairy-Free Delights Reviews

Review:YUMMMY!!! Great VEGAN RAW Food ice cream! Perfect for us raw-foodists that want a great treat! Read more

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