This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 75 representative countries and culture group worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health. Arranged alphabetically by country, entries also describe both traditional and modern methods of preparation and cooking foods. For each country/group, the Encyclopedia covers: foods for religious and holiday celebrations, foods of the group, geographic setting and environment, history and food, mealtime customs, politics, economies and nutrition, and more.
Features & Benefits
- Readers Guide.
- Guide to Measurements and Conversion.
- Getting Started with Cooking Guide.
- Bibliographies for further study.
At least 2 new recipes for every entry.