Words to eat by : five foods and the culinary history of the English language / Ina Lipkowitz
- Lipkowitz, Ina
- New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- 291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Pig-pickin's, prunes, and Häagen-Dazs : "What's in a name" -- Fruit and apples : "Dare to say what you call apple" -- Leeks : weeds or vegetables? : "If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em" -- Milk and dairy : "Stone Age Brits got milk" -- Meat : "Forty pounds of meat -- or no less than sixty" -- Bread : "Give us this day our daily bread" -- The return of the native, pr, "Who killed Gourmet magazine?" -- Notable events in the history of English food words.
- 9780312662189 and 0312662181
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Dubois copy: Purchased with funds from the Robert E. and Joyce L. Umbaugh Libraries Endowment for the Penn State DuBois Campus Library; 2011.
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