Sacred Food: Cooking For Spiritual Nourishment by Elisabeth Luard

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  • ISBN 10 1840722010
  • ISBN 13 9781840722017
  • Published Oct 26 2001
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 256
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher M Q Publications

Publishers Text

Food nourishes our souls and is a vital part of our religious ceremonies and secular celebrations. Sacred Food explores the dishes that are traditionally served at significant moments in human life—birth, puberty, courtship, betrothal and marriage, death, burial, and remembrance—and explains why and how we celebrate with food. More than 40 recipes include pan de muertos, prepared for the Mexican Day of the Dead; piroshki from Slovakia, to celebrate the birth of a baby; cassava with chili and peanuts, to mark an African girl’s coming-of-age; and the honey cake, prepared for a Turkish wedding feast. One hundred stunning images bring to life a wealth of recipes and myriad cultures including those of Mexico, Japan, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, North America, the Middle East, Germany, Scandinavia, and Britain.


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