A Geography of Oysters
By (author) Rowan Jacobsen
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Geography of Oysters by Rowan Jacobsen
Book DescriptionIn this passionate, playful, and indispensable guide, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a delectable tour of the oysters of North America. Region by region, he describes each oyster's appearance, flavor, origin, and availability, as well as explaining how oysters grow, how to shuck them without losing a finger, how to pair them with wine (not to mention beer), and why they're one of the few farmed seafoods that are good for the earth as well as good for you. Packed with fabulous recipes, maps, and photos, plus lists of top oyster restaurants, producers, and festivals, "A Geography of Oysters "is both delightful reading and the guide that oyster lovers of all kinds have been waiting for.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781596915480
(210mm x 167mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rowan Jacobsen
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From America s go-to expert, the author of the trailblazing A Geography of Oysters, the ultimate oyster guide--a gorgeous, full-color, must-have book."
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A celebration of America's apple renaissance by a James Beard Award winning author."
American Terroir, Paperback (November 2013)
"One cannot help but get a little hungry while perusing Jacobsen's enchanting book. Part manifesto, part travelogue, part science lesson, and part cookbook, this saliva-inducing work is...a sensual, titillating, sometimes lewd journey into the best foodstuffs of America." -The New Republic
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Author Biography - Rowan Jacobsen
Rowan Jacobsen is the managing editor of "The Art of Eating" and a frequent contributor to the magazine, for which he has written on subjects including wasabi, umami, lobsters, and mead. He is also the author of "Chocolate Unwrapped. "He grew up eating oysters in the steamy backwaters of rural Florida and now lives in the hills of Vermont with his wife and son.
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