Street Food Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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Street Food Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Format:  Hardcover,

504 pages

Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2013

ISBN-13: 9781598849547

ISBN-10: 1598849549

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Street foods run deep throughout human history and show the movements of peoples and their foods across the globe. For example, mandoo, manti, momo, and b ozi: all of these types of dumplings originated in Central Asia and spread across the Old World beginning in the 12th century. This encyclopedia surveys common street foods in about 100 countries and region of the world, clearly depicting how "fast foods of the common people" fit into a country or a region's environments, cultural history, and economy. The entries provide engaging information about specific foods as well as coverage of vendor and food stall culture and issues. An appendix of recipes allows for hands-on learning and provide opportunities for readers to taste international street foods at home.

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Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2013
ISBN-13: 9781598849547
ISBN-10: 1598849549
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 504
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.8
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 10.0 x 1.5

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Street foods run deep throughout human history and show the movements of peoples and their foods across the globe. For example, man do o, anti, momo, and b Uzi: all of these types of dumplings originated in Central Asia and spread across the Old World beginning in the 12th century. This encyclopedia surveys common street foods in almost every country and region of the world, clearly depicting how "fast foods of the common people" fit into a country or a regions environments, cultural history, and economy.

The entries provide engaging information about specific foods as well as coverage of vendor and food stall culture and issues. An appendix of recipes allows for hands-on learning and provide opportunities for readers to taste international street foods at home.

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