Dangerous Tastes

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520236742
ISBN 13 : 9780520236745

"Delightful and complex. When Dalby blends the spices, the result is unique and irresistible."--Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food..

Tastes Of Byzantium

Pub Date : 2010-06-15 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : I. B. Tauris

ISBN 10 : 1848851650
ISBN 13 : 9781848851658

For centuries the food and culinary delights of the Byzantine empire -- centred on Constantinople -- have captivated the west, although it appeared that very little information had..

Cheese

Pub Date : 2009-11-15 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 1861895232
ISBN 13 : 9781861895233

Take a slice of bread. It’s perfectly okay in and of itself. Maybe it has a nice, crisp crust or the scent of sourdough. But really, it’s kind of boring. Now melt some cheese o..

Bacchus

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : Getty Publications

ISBN 10 : 0892367423
ISBN 13 : 9780892367429

This is the life story of the wine god Bacchus-seducer, magician, and merrymaker-as never told before. Tales of his bizarre birth from a womb fashioned in his father Zeus's thigh l..

The Breakfast Book

Pub Date : 2013-05-15 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 1780230869
ISBN 13 : 9781780230863

You’ve heard it from doctors, nutritionists, and your mom: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s also one of the most diverse, varying greatly from family to fa..

Language In Danger

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231129009
ISBN 13 : 9780231129008

Dalby projects that 2,500 languages will be lost over the course of this century, and makes the case for the vital importance of linguistic diversity. He presents a far-ranging his..

The Classical Cookbook

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : J Paul Getty Museum Publications

ISBN 10 : 1606061100
ISBN 13 : 9781606061107

"Fifty recipes from the ancient world are presented in a fresh, new design alongside reproductions of ancient wall paintings, mosaics, vases, and household objects. Originally publ..