GASTRO OBSCURA: A FOOD ADVENTURE'S GUIDE

GASTRO OBSCURA: A FOOD ADVENTURE'S GUIDE

WONG, CICLEY

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Publication Date: October 12, 2021.
We are currently taking preorders for this title.

I am not yoking when I say this is an amazing book

From the publisher

t's truly a feast of wonder: Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink. Covering all seven continents, Gastro Obscura serves up a loaded plate of incredible ingredients, food adventures, and edible wonders.

Ready for a beer made from fog in Chile? Sardinia's "Threads of God" pasta? Egypt's 2000-year-old egg ovens? But far more than a menu of curious minds delicacies and unexpected dishes, Gastro Obscura reveals food's central place in our lives as well as our bellies, touching on:

  • History - trace the network of ancient Roman fish sauce factories.
  • Culture - picture four million women gathering to make rice pudding.
  • Travel - scale China's sacred Mount Hua to reach a tea house.
  • Festivals - feed wild macaques pyramid of fruit at Thailand's Monkey Buffet Festival.

And hidden gems that might be right around the corner, like the vending machine in Texas dispensing full sized pecan pies.

Dig in and feed your sense of wonder.

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And remember - a portion of every sale goes to fight childhood hunger. So go ahead, unlock your culinary genius!™


— Chef Scott


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