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The Resource In bad taste? : the adventures and science behind food delicacies

In bad taste? : the adventures and science behind food delicacies

Label
In bad taste? : the adventures and science behind food delicacies
Title
In bad taste?
Title remainder
the adventures and science behind food delicacies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MNU
Dewey number
641.013
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX631
LC item number
.M37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
In bad taste? : the adventures and science behind food delicacies
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Foreword / Jay Ingram -- Introduction: Do food adventurers get what they pay for? the world of bizarre food delicacies -- Introducing Dr. Massimo Marcone: food scientist, adventurer, and urban myth buster -- Indonesia: Kopi Luwak, the rarest and most expensive coffee in the world, a.k.a. gourmet "cat" scat coffee, naturally deCATinated coffee -- Ethiopia: in search for an alternative source of Kopi Luwak coffee -- Morocco: argan oil, a.k.a. gourmet goat-dung oil -- Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong: "The caviar of the East": edible bird's nests, a.k.a. saliva soup -- Italy (Sardinia and Abruzzi): Casu Frazigu (Marzu): the world's enigmatic and underground cheese, a.k.a. rotten or maggot cheese -- Canada and the United States: the great American morel hunt -- Thailand and Mexico: insects for dinner? -- Inside the "CSI laboratory": food and food delicacies -- Taste development: case of nature versus nurture?
Control code
ocn156935504
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
198 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781552638828
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)156935504
Label
In bad taste? : the adventures and science behind food delicacies
Publication
Contents
Foreword / Jay Ingram -- Introduction: Do food adventurers get what they pay for? the world of bizarre food delicacies -- Introducing Dr. Massimo Marcone: food scientist, adventurer, and urban myth buster -- Indonesia: Kopi Luwak, the rarest and most expensive coffee in the world, a.k.a. gourmet "cat" scat coffee, naturally deCATinated coffee -- Ethiopia: in search for an alternative source of Kopi Luwak coffee -- Morocco: argan oil, a.k.a. gourmet goat-dung oil -- Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong: "The caviar of the East": edible bird's nests, a.k.a. saliva soup -- Italy (Sardinia and Abruzzi): Casu Frazigu (Marzu): the world's enigmatic and underground cheese, a.k.a. rotten or maggot cheese -- Canada and the United States: the great American morel hunt -- Thailand and Mexico: insects for dinner? -- Inside the "CSI laboratory": food and food delicacies -- Taste development: case of nature versus nurture?
Control code
ocn156935504
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
198 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781552638828
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)156935504

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