This unique culinary history of America offers a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavors changed how we eat. Eight Flavors introduces the explorers, merchants, botanists, farmers, writers, and chefs whose choices came to define the American palate. Lohman takes you on a journey through the past to tell us something about our present, and our future. We meet John Crowninshield a New England merchant...
W. W. Norton & Company
Lohman catalogues important regional foods--that are at risk of being lost. These are foods that carry significant cultural weight: unique items that grow in limited locations; products from family farms that are shutting down. Each chapter focuses on a food, and includes two recipes so readers can be a part of saving these ingredients by purchasing and preparing them.