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  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: Unknown (15 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1613746709
  • ISBN-13: 978-1613746707
  • Product Dimensions: 20.2 x 20.3 x 0.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 363,762 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Michael Krondl is a food historian, award-winning cooking instructor, food writer, and former chef. His writing credits include "Gastronomica," "Nation's Restaurant News," "New York Newsday," and "Saveur," as well as multiple contributions to "The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America." He is the author of "Around the American Table," "The Great Little Pumpkin Cookbook," "Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert," and "The Taste of Conquest." He lives in New York City.

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Excellently researched history of doughuts and similar fried sweet foods (churros, bunuelos, yoyos, etc.). A real must for food-lovers
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Great for giving as well as receiving 14 July 2014
By JD in NYC - Published on Amazon.com
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Great blend of readable, well-researched history and kitchen inspiration. My first recipe stop will be Dulce de Leche Raised Donuts with Salty Caramel Glaze. A perfect gift.
It's not the donuts 9 July 2014
By Mary Lou - Published on Amazon.com
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An interesting book. As a Canadian, though, I must note that the section on Tim Hortons is slightly inaccurate. The reason Tim Hortons is a success in Canada is not the donuts - it's the coffee.
What a cute book! Great stories filled with much detail about the origins of this delicacy. Wonderful recipes for every kitchen. 20 Jun. 2014
By jerrold mraz - Published on Amazon.com
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I knew there was controversy about Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" statement, but I never heard the detail or the explanation. This little book clears it up. This book has an interesting story for everyone.
Too much history, not enough recipe content. 31 July 2014
By denissa drobinski - Published on Amazon.com
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Too much history,not enough recipe content.
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One Star 25 Sept. 2014
By Ken Collins - Published on Amazon.com
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Doughnuts first came from the Isle of Wight - see http://news.bbc.co.uk/dna/place-lancashire/plain/A378010 Trust an american to get UK history wrong!
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