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This review is from: Food: A History (Hardcover)
Following on from his other remarkable histories, Fernandez-Armesto has excelled himself in the arena of the foodies.
Yet this this is not a key 'bites' read into the latest London foodish fad, and moreover will not become splattered on the kitchen worktable.
Food is a book for thought and is led by an anthropological enquiry into the basis of human fuel.
It is an incisive, enlightening read - a cooking person's Boethius.