The Food Series


Acquiring Editor: Willis G. Regier
Series Editor: Andrew F. Smith

Everyone eats, but not everyone eats alike. The Food Series undertakes a scholarly investigation of food culture and the growing, processing, cooking, and consuming of food.

This series is closed.


link to catalog page, The Banquet

The Banquet

Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe

Author: Ken Albala
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2017

A history of cooking and fine dining in Western Europe from 1520 to 1660   learn more...

link to catalog page, African American Foodways

African American Foodways

Explorations of History and Culture

Author: Edited by Anne L. Bower
Pub Date: January 2009

Moving beyond catfish and collard greens to the soul of African American cooking   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Complete Vegetarian

The Complete Vegetarian

The Essential Guide to Good Health

Author: Edited by Peggy Carlson
Pub Date: January 2009

The health benefits of a vegetarian diet   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Turkey

The Turkey

An American Story

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: October 2009

"Talking turkey" about the bird you thought you knew   learn more...

link to catalog page, The World of Soy Author: Edited by Christine M. Du Bois, Chee-Beng Tan, and Sidney Mintz
Pub Date: August 2008

A lively discussion of soy production and consumption   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Herbalist in the Kitchen Author: Gary Allen
Pub Date: June 2007

The ultimate book for anyone cooking with herbs   learn more...

link to catalog page, Peanuts

Peanuts

The Illustrious History of the Goober Pea

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: 2007

The peanut’s rise from a lowly bean to national favorite   learn more...

link to catalog page, Marketing Nutrition

Marketing Nutrition

Soy, Functional Foods, Biotechnology, and Obesity

Author: Brian Wansink
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2007

The ins and outs of the marketing of food   learn more...

link to catalog page, A History of Cooks and Cooking Author: Michael Symons
Pub Date: Cloth: 2000; Paper: 2004

Exploring the civilizing role that cooks and cooking have played in world history from Plato to Marx, from carnivores to vegetarians   learn more...