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Foie Gras : A Global History, Hardback Book

Foie Gras : A Global History Hardback

Part of the Edible series



Few ingredients inspire more high-soaring praise and provoke greater outrage than foie gras.

Literally meaning 'fat liver', foie gras is traditionally produced by force-feeding geese or ducks, a process which has become the object of widespread controversy and debate.

In Foie Gras: A Global History, Norman Kolpas strives to provide a balanced and engaging account of this luxurious ingredient's history and production from ancient Egypt to modern times.

Kolpas also explores how foie gras has inspired writers, artists and musicians including Homer, Melville, Asimov, Monet and Rossini.

The book includes a guide to purchasing, preparing and serving foie gras as well as 10 easy recipes from classic dishes to contemporary treats.




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