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Vegetables :  a biography

Vegetables : a biography

BLOCH-DANO, Evelyne

SAYURAN
Edisi Cet. 1
Penerbit Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
Deskripsi Fisik 112 hlm. ; 21 cm.
ISBN 978-0-226-05995-2
Subjek SAYURAN
Bahasa Indonesia
Call Number 635 BLO v

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Deskripsi

Bibliografi : hlm. 107 - 112 ; Wheter it's an heirloom tomato, curled cabbage, or succulent squash, from a farmers' market or a backyard plot, the humble vegetable offers more than just nutrition-it also represents a link with long tradition of farming and gardening, nurturing and breeding. In this charming new book, those veggies family get their due. In capsule biographies of eleven different vegetables-artichokes, beans, parnships, cabbage, cardoons, carrots, chili peppers, Jerusalem artichokes, peas, pumpkins, and tomatoes-Evelyn Bloch-Dano explores the world of vegetables in all its facets, from science and agriculture to history, culture, and, of course, cooking. From the importance of peppers in early international trade to the most recent findings in genetics, from the cultural cachet of cabbage to Proust's devotion to beef-and-carrot stew, to the surprising array of vegetables that preceded the pumpkin as the avatar of All Hallow's Eve, Bloch-Dano takes readers on a dazzling tour of the fascinating stories behind our daily repasts.

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