World Food Alphabet by Chris Caldicott

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...the author wrongly claims that potatoes “cannot be eaten raw,” covers the same topic in “W is for Water” and “J is for Journeys,” and neglects to provide tantalized readers with leads to more detailed information about the issues, customs and practices he mentions.
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From Apricot to Zucchini, and everything in between, here is a beautiful photographic alphabet of world food.Acclaimed photographer and founder of the World Food Cafe in London, Chris Caldicott takes us on a mouth-watering tour of the different crops, dishes and ways of eating from every continent.Find out what Moroccans eat for a healthy snack and how ice is sold in Bangladesh, visit a kitchen in in the Rajasthan desert and a market in Hanoi.With important information on conservation, fair trade and food waste, and Chris's stunning photographs, this book is a celebration of food from all around the world.

 

About Chris Caldicott

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Chris Caldicott is a journalist and photographer. With his wife Carolyn Caldicott he owned and ran the World Food Café in London's Covent Garden. He and Carolyn are co-authors of three Frances Lincoln vegetarian cookery books and his photographs also appear in a wide range of newspapers and magazines. Since 1991 he has been an official photographer for the Royal Geographical Society. He lives in Winchester, U.K.
 
Published September 25, 2012 by Frances Lincoln Children's Bks. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books.
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on Feb 27 2013

...the author wrongly claims that potatoes “cannot be eaten raw,” covers the same topic in “W is for Water” and “J is for Journeys,” and neglects to provide tantalized readers with leads to more detailed information about the issues, customs and practices he mentions.

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