Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

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Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

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Such was the case with the original Atlas Obscura book, which has the same approach to the way articles published collectively online are now credited to a few "authors". miles each September (cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus), pausing en route to sip from 23 glasses of wine and gulp local treats like cheese, foie gras and oysters. For the longest of time, before traveling to any new destination, I always made it a point to check out Atlas Obscura online. Each entry has "How To Try It" guidance for finding the dish (in its place of origin or online) or making it at home.

Zu ein paar Gerichten findet man dann aber sogar die Rezepte zum Nachkochen, aber das ist eher die Seltenheit. Festivals – chase a wheel of double Gloucester at Britain’s annual Cooper’s Hill cheese rolling competition.Very well structured, full of exciting insights and photos, the book is an informative read that makes for a brilliant guide before any vacation. A modern-day oyster vending machine in France shares a page with cocaine-laced wine of the late 19th century, as do a cow’s head barbecue in Texas and a potato doughnut from Utah. But far more than a menu of curious minds delicacies and unexpected dishes, Gastro Obscura reveals food’s central place in our lives as well as our bellies, touching on history-trace the network of ancient Roman fish sauce factories.

This compendium is a must-have for those who like their pickles brined in Kool-Aid or crave the chewy texture of Inuit blubber cubes.Dabei fiel mir sofort auf, dass es nicht nur um die kulinarischen Genüsse, sondern auch um Geschichte und Informationen zum jeweiligen Land bzw. They collect together pieces of interesting knowledge and organise it in a way that makes it easy to read end-to-end, or to sample in and out for interesting and inspiration. It is no juvenile book, and for people who don't usually approach factual books as novels to be read in one hit, it makes itself very available for perusal at your leisure. For the traveler or foodie, this coffee table book can transport them around the world with wonderful stories and photos that will leave their stomachs grumbling—all without ever leaving the couch. Some of the recipes are interesting choices - more historical than culinary significance but we loved them all.

In these pages, you'll find riveting stories of human culture ancient and present, history, climate, mythology, commerce and geography — all through the lens of that thing you thought you already knew: food. Packed with all sorts of information, it takes us on a journey around the world, highlighting some of the most fascinating culinary adventures possible. This is perhaps most apparent when it comes to food, which is a visceral reminder of how our cultures simliar and how they are the same. From historical background to recent discoveries, long-held myths to unusual facts, this book is a wonder!

It showcases surprising sustenance, stellar dining establishments, shocking flavors, riveting rituals, chef ingenuity, astonishing history, fantastical lore and practical know-how gathered from seven continents, more than 120 countries and all 50 United States. But far more than a menu of curious minds, delicacies and unexpected dishes, Gastro Obscura reveals food’s central place in humanity's history.



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