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Taste makers : seven immigrant women who revolutionized food in America / Mayukh Sen.

Sen, Mayukh,(author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville ZIONS98041 (Text) ZIONS98041 New Books . 2nd Floor On order -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 641.5092 SEN (Text) 34330513588708 Adult - New Non-Fiction Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 9781324004516 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1324004517 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 259 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-249) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"America's modern culinary history told through the lives of seven pathbreaking chefs and food writers. Who's really behind America's appetite for foods from around the globe? This group biography from an electric new voice in food writing honors seven extraordinary women, all immigrants, who left an indelible mark on the way Americans eat today. Taste Makers stretches from World War II to the present, with absorbing and deeply researched portraits of figures including Mexican-born Elena Zelayeta, a blindchef; Marcella Hazan, the deity of Italian cuisine; and Norma Shirley, a champion of Jamaican dishes. In imaginative, lively prose, Mayukh Sen-a queer, brown child of immigrants-reconstructs the lives of these women in vivid and empathetic detail, daringto ask why some were famous in their own time, but not in ours, and why others shine brightly even today. Weaving together histories of food, immigration, and gender, Taste Makers will challenge the way readers look at what's on their plate-and the womenwhose labor, overlooked for so long, makes those meals possible"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women cooks > United States > Biography.
Women immigrants > United States > Biography.

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