9780131936393

Food Around the World: A Cultural Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131936393

  • ISBN10:

    0131936395

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Provides readers with a sound fundamental knowledge of the world's nations and the uniqueness of today's rich cultural patterns. Food is featured prominently because of its universal appeal and the meaningful ways that geography, climate, economics, and religion have combined with history and culture to define the ingredients and food patterns unique to countries and regions around the world.Offers readers recipes, maps, and photographs from such regions of the world as the British Isles, Scandinavia, Italy, Greece, Turkey, India, Southeast Asia, China, South America, and the Caribbean.For clinical dieticians and administrative dieticians in hospitals.

Table of Contents

Influences on Food Around the World
Introduction
Cultural Parameters
Religion
Europe: Roots of our American Cuisine
British Isles
Scandinavia
Central Europe
Eastern Europe
Italy
France
Enriched by the Mediterranean Sphere
The Iberian Peninsula
Greece, Turkey, and the Levant
North Africa
Heritage from Sub-Saharan Africa
West Africa
East and South Africa
Food Treasures from the Orient and the Pacific
India and Its Neighbors
Southeast Asia and Its Islands
China
Korea
Japan
Latin American Flavors
South America
The Caribbean
Central America and Mexico
Americarsquo;s Food Scene Today
United States
Diet Counseling in Our Cultural Milieu
Glossary
Recipe Index
Subject Index
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