The Kingdom of Rye: A Brief History of Russian Food Volume 77

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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $23.20
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
200
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520383890

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About the Author

Darra Goldstein is the Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit Professor of Russian, Emerita, at Williams College and founding editor of Gastronomica. She is author of six award-winning cookbooks, including Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore.

Reviews

"Brief, but enlightening. . . . Deeply appreciative of Russian cuisine . . . and the ability of Russian cooks to take whatever was available and turn it into something edible and memorable."

-- "Food Politics"
"This concise, information-dense, yet delightful book provides a window into the nature and history of Russian national cuisine. . . . Goldstein's book...can be recommended to almost any reader."-- "Economic Botany"
"Replete not only with life and enthusiasm, but also with a deep wellspring of knowledge. . . . A wonderful, rich and thought-provoking book."-- "The TLS"
"A lyrical tribute to the author's decades-long relationship, both professional and personal, with Russian food. . . . If readers want to grasp the sensory and emotional importance of certain well-loved foods and dishes in Russia, they could do no better."-- "The Russian Review"