Summary and Info
Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that give us daily pleasure, while providing a thoughtful wake-up call to the homogenization that is threatening the diversity of our food supply.Food is one of the greatest pleasures of human life. Our response to sweet, salty, bitter, or sour is deeply personal, combining our individual biological characteristics, personal preferences, and emotional connections. Bread, Wine, Chocolate illuminates not only what it means to recognize the importance of the foods we love, but also what it means to lose them. Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi reveals how the foods we enjoy are endangered by genetic erosion—a slow and steady loss of diversity in what we grow and eat. In America today, food often looks and tastes the same, whether at a San Francisco farmers market or at a Midwestern potluck. Shockingly, 95% of the world's...
More About the Author
Simran Preeti Sethi (born October 12, 1970 in Munich, Germany) is an Indian American journalist. Her career started in the media industry and transitioned to academics where she taught on the subject of journalism and global social justice.
Review and Comments
Rate the Book
Bread, Wine, Chocolate 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 ratings.