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Serious Pig: An American Cook in Search of His Roots Paperback – November 16, 2000
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I love intellectual connections, so I was delighted to discover that one of the wellsprings from which John Thorne draws his inspiration is the writing of Richard Olney. This ties up a string of influence from Elizabeth David to Olney to Thorne to Alton Brown, one of the most influential popular voices in culinary journalism. Olney is one of the most intellectual writers on culinary matters writing in English and available in the United States. And, it is clear not only in Thorne's `Simple Food' motto but also in his intellectual point of view that he owes much to Olney.Read more ›
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John Thorne is a gifted writer who just happens to write about cuisine and our American foodways. He is not a celebrity, he is not on TV, he doesn't write cookbooks. Read morePublished on May 16, 2014 by iams1955
for those of us who consider ourselves food and culture buffs..this is a wonderuful book! It is a mix of travel, cookbook and historical backgrounds of regional foods.Published on January 13, 2013 by Cooker traveler