Rice: A Global History

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Rice: A Global History

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Author :   Renee Marton
Publisher :   Reaktion Books
Published :   05/09/2014
ISBN :   9781780233505
Format :   Hardback
Pages :   128
Size (mm) :   197x121x20
Weight (g) :   211

From jambalaya to risotto, curry to nasi kandar, few foods are as ubiquitous in our meals as rice. A dietary staple and indispensable agricultural product from Asia to the Americas, the grain can be found in Michelin restaurants and family kitchens alike.... Read more
 
From jambalaya to risotto, curry to nasi kandar, few foods are as ubiquitous in our meals as rice. A dietary staple and indispensable agricultural product from Asia to the Americas, the grain can be found in Michelin restaurants and family kitchens alike. In this culinary history, Renee Marton explores the role rice has played in society and the food economy as it journeyed from its beginnings in Asia and West Africa to global prominence.