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The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery by Andrew F. Smith

The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery

RRP £20.99


The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery by Andrew F. Smith

A tasty and entertaining history of one of America's favorite foodstuffs.


Finally, a reliable work on the history of the tomato in America! The author, a thorough researcher and delightful writer, presents facts with authority and myths with exposure... The definitive study on the subject. -- John F. Swenson, Chicago Botanic Garden Andrew F. Smith easily qualifies as the major-domo of tomato history. -- Chicago Tribune At last, at long last, the true history of the tomato in the United States is being told. -- Karen Hess, Food Heritage Press Smith's work is fascinating reading... This volume immerses us in tomato lore and whets our appetite for a juicy bite of that scarlet fruit. -- Wilson Library Bulletin A thorough and useful reference, making available masses of material not otherwise available. -- Library Journal

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Publication date

30th June 2001


Andrew F. Smith

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University of Illinois Press


240 pages


Cookery by ingredient
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