Peer over this amuse-bouche of delectable Oxford titles sure to appease the connoisseur or “foodie” at your table.
The Oxford Companion to Italian Food by Gillian Riley
A celebration of and tutorial in the technical intricacies, sociocultural trajectories, and rich geographies served within Italian cuisine.
The Oxford Companion to Wine, 3rd Edition by Jancis Robinson
An exhaustive update to the compendium of wine knowledge thus far, which includes dazzling new photos, detailed maps, as well as 400 new entries.
This binds together over 2,000 gastronomical terms and phrases-the ultimate epicurean reference.
This is the first book of its kind to invigorate the history of beer in addition to providing a meticulous index of all its delicious genres.
Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors by Lizzie Collingham
Collingham parses out the idea of Indian food, in particular curry, as being a vehicle for a tumultuous and storied history of the clash of empires.
A look at the growth of one of the most beloved and some might say significant culinary imports, depicting how Chinese food has endeared itself to the American psyche throughout history.
Dammit Oxford. Want.
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Happy Dewey Decimal Day!
December 10, 1851 is the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification.
Mildred C. Crabtree, a civilian librarian, selects books in the library for distribution to the wards at Kenner Army Hospital, 07/07/1976
Try to think of an aspect of everyday life that doesn’t somehow include the police.
I’m not sure I agree with everything in here but this raises some interesting points.