From the Inside Flap
An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History
is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights--like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.
About the Author
Reay Tannahill was born and brought up in Scotland, and now lives in London. Her first historical novel, A Dark and Distant Shore, was an instant bestseller, and Passing Glory won the 1990 A Romantic Novel of the Year award.
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