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Food Atlas : Discover All the Delicious Foods of the World - by Giulia Malerba (Hardcover)
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An exciting visual journey around the world of foods and flavors.
Food Atlas takes readers on a global discovery tour of the ingredients, dishes, and culinary curiosities that characterize the world's continents. The book features appealing illustrations and concise captions organized into 39 regional maps that focus on one country.
The book opens with a world map showing the six continents and 50 countries. The featured countries are:
North America -- Canada, United States, Mexico
South America -- Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile
Europe -- Great Britain (and Ireland), Norway, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Hungary, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece
Asia -- Russia, Lebanon, Turkey, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, India
Africa -- Morocco, Egypt, Angola, South Africa, Madagascar
Oceania -- Australia, New Zealand, Fiji Islands.
The book closes with a world map that shows how explorers carried some of the world's most widely eaten foods from their land of origin to new lands, where they now fill grocery stores and markets around the world; e.g. rice and citrus came from China; coffee from Ethiopia; black pepper from Vietnam; and so on for all 23 world-traveling foods.
Country by country around the globe, readers will discover the gastronomical wonders of the globe in all their delicious variety.