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The Little Book of the Sea Food and Drink by Lorenz Schroter

The Little Book of the Sea Food and Drink


The Little Book of the Sea Food and Drink by Lorenz Schroter

Have you ever wondered how many servings of fish and chips are sold in the UK per year? Why women, on average, catch bigger fish than men? Or what the last meal served onboard the Titanic consisted of? If so, enjoy this second helping of The Little Book of the Sea series, which gathers together facts, figures, lore and trivia about all things edible from the sea. From recipes gathered from around the world, to instructions for eating pufferfish (the world's deadliest delicacy), to the official explanation of how Popeye the Sailor discovered the strength-enhancing capabilities of spinach, The Little Book of the Sea: Food & Drink contains a smorgasbord of useful, useless, and altogether intriguing information. So tie on a bib and pull up a chair - we're serving up a feast of delicious details about the ocean's greatest bounty: seafood!

About the Author

Lorenz Schroter was born in 1960. He is a travel journalist and author of several books, including Skylarks and Scuttlebutts (Granta 2007). He spent two years cycling round the world, and then lived for three years on a tiny car-free island off Hong Kong. He has visited over 100 countries and currently lives in Berlin

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Book Info

Publication date

7th September 2009


Lorenz Schroter

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Granta Books


176 pages


Cooking with fish & seafood
Maritime history
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