9789625931548

Strange Foods: Bush Meat, Bats, and Butterflies; An Epicurean Adventure Around the World

Hopkins, Jerry

ISBN 10: 9625931546
ISBN 13: 9789625931548
Publisher: Periplus Editions (Hk)
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hardcover
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"Bats and beets, silk worms and stewed prunes, scorpions and scampi, flamingo and flan, ostrich and okra - what we eat and what we don't eat is largely a matter of habit, history and geographical circumstances," author Jerry Hopkins writes in the introduction to Strange Foods. Chock-full of bizarre gastronomic information from far-flung reaches, stirred up with bits of anthropological and autobiographical information, Jerry Hopkins has created a masterpiece about what we eat. The adventurous reader will find chapters on such delicacies as rat, dog, elephant, and buffalo. If reptiles are more to your liking, you'll find information on edible lizards, snakes, and toads. In the final section, entitled "Leftovers," Hopkins highlights such ersatz delicacies as fake food and gold and silver. With 250 full-color photographs by Michael Freeman, Strange Foods is sure to shock and delight.

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