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Description - Pancake by Ken Albala

In Pancake, Ken Albala recounts the illustrious history of pancakes around the world, from Greek and Roman times, to the Middle Ages, to the present. Today, whether it be maple syrupladen flapjacks in North America, injera in Ethiopia, the infamous French crepe, Japanese okonomiyaki, or Russian blini, he shows how pancakes have been the food that has perennially sustained our species. The book shows why pancakes have such universal appeal, and how the pancake has become such a global food favourite.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861893925
ISBN-10: 1861893922
Format: Hardback
Pages: 128
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ken Albala

Ken Albala is Professor of History at the University of the Pacific, California. He is the author of many books, including Cooking in Europe: 1250-1650 (2006), The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe (2007), and Beans: A History (2007).

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