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Bread, wine, chocolate : the slow loss of foods we love / Simran Sethi.

Sethi, Simran, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 631.58 SETHI (Text) 33946003112146 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780061581076
  • ISBN: 0061581070
  • Physical Description: 350 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-342).
Formatted Contents Note: What's at stake. Biodiversity -- Taste -- Wine. In the glass -- On the vine -- Tasting wine -- Chocolate. The baba -- The bar -- Tasting chocolate -- Coffee. The cup -- The wild -- Tasting coffee -- Beer. The spice -- The soul -- Tasting beer -- Bread. The temple -- The blessing -- Tasting bread -- Octopus. Eight tentacles -- Three hearts -- Appendices: Methods of conserving agricultural biodiversity -- Drivers of change in agricultural biodiversity.
Summary, etc.: "Bread, Wine, and Chocolate, part journey to six continents in pursuit of delicious and endangered tastes, part investigation of the loss of biodiversity from soil to plate, tells the story of what we are losing, how we are losing it, and the inspiring people and places that are bringing back the foods we love. Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi travels from wild coffee forests in Ethiopian to cocoa plantations in Ecuador, from the brewery to the bakery to the temple, in order to meet scientists, farmers, chefs, wine makers, beer brewers, coffee roasters, chocolate connoisseurs, bakers, and many more to explore the reasons behind four developing monodiets in order to savor and save the foods we love."--Jacket.
Subject: Agrobiodiversity.
Food crops.
Agricultural resources.

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