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Description - Sugar by Andrew F. Smith

Sugar: A Global History explores sugar's reputation as one of the most beloved yet most reviled substances that humans consume. Andrew F. Smith's compelling history of the infamous ingredient is peopled with determined adventurers, relentless sugar barons and greedy plantation owners, alongside plant breeders, food processors and politicians. Smith combines historical context with the gripping stories of those who have benefited and suffered because of sugar, and he analyzes mankind's convoluted love-hate relationship with the sweetener that has such a powerful hold over us. This delightful and surprisingly action-packed book offers a layered and definitive tale of sugar, and is perfect for culinary students, food critics, chefs, or anyone who loves to bake and eat sweet treats.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780234342
ISBN-10: 1780234341
Format: Hardback
(197mm x 120mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew F. Smith

Andrew F. Smith is the author of Hamburger (2008) and Potato (2011) in Reaktion's Edible series. He lives in New York.

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