Deconstructing the Impact of European Colonialism on Food and Cooking: Exciting News

I must share some exciting news, exciting for me, anyway.

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers have contracted with me to write a book which I have tentatively titled From the Other Side of the Table: The Impact of European Colonialism on Global Food, for publication in 2016.

Almonds for sale at the Marché Barbès, Paris, 2011 (Credit: C. Bertelsen)

12 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you, Alex. Yes, Mushroom: A Global History was my first book, And, yes, Kurlansky’s Salt was one of the first to explore a single food subject on a wide scale. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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  2. Alex says:

    Congratulations! This sounds very interesting! I’ve always been intrigued by recipes and food preparations travelling the world. Do you know the book Salt by Mark Kurlansky? I loved it! Anyway, will check out the rest of your blog now, I see something about mushrooms at the bottom of this page. X Alex


  3. Thank you, Keith. I am glad you like the photograph, as photography is fast becoming a passion of mine.


  4. Thank you, Lisa. The book will focus a lot on stories of what specific people did in the past, and then go into generalizations.


  5. Carsten, I agree! Food history gets my blood flowing, that’s for sure.


  6. Thank you, Melinda! Yes, food history is pretty fascinating, isn’t it?


  7. Melinda says:

    Hearty congratulations! Like Carstens, above, I also love food history.


  8. Carstens says:

    Congratulations! Food history – really, is there anything better about which to read? I’m looking forward to 2016.


  9. Lisa Hammett says:

    Great title and interesting subject, Cindy! I look forward to seeing and reading the book!


  10. Keith Reeves says:

    Brilliant news, and I love the photograph! Keith


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