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The Resource Honey, olives, octopus : adventures at the Greek table, Christopher Bakken ; illustrations by Mollie Katzen

Honey, olives, octopus : adventures at the Greek table, Christopher Bakken ; illustrations by Mollie Katzen

Label
Honey, olives, octopus : adventures at the Greek table
Title
Honey, olives, octopus
Title remainder
adventures at the Greek table
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Bakken ; illustrations by Mollie Katzen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining the best of memoir, travel literature, and food writing, Christopher Bakken delves into one of the most under appreciated cuisines in Europe in this rollicking celebration of the Greek table. He explores the traditions and history behind eight elements of Greek cuisine-olives, bread, fish, cheese, beans, wine, meat, and honey-and journeys through the country searching for the best examples of each. He picks olives on Thasos, bakes bread on Crete, eats thyme honey from Kythira with one of Greece's greatest poets, and learns why Naxos is the best place for cheese in the Cyclades. Worki
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bakken, Christopher
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Katzen, Mollie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bakken, Christopher
  • Cooking, Greek
  • Greece
  • COOKING
  • COOKING
  • Cooking, Greek
  • Manners and customs
  • Greece
Label
Honey, olives, octopus : adventures at the Greek table, Christopher Bakken ; illustrations by Mollie Katzen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 Olives: The Throumbes of Thasos; 2 Bread: The Prozymi of Kyria Konstandina; 3 Fish: Tailing Barbounia; 4 Cheese: The Stinky Cheeses of Naxos; 5 Meat: Goats in the Ghost Towns of Chios; 6 Beans: Chasing Chickpeas at Plati Yialós; 7 Wine: Another Carafe at Prionia; 8 Honey: The Thyme Honey of Aphrodite; Epilogue: At the Still in the Hills; Sources; Index
Control code
ocn828736908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954465
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt7xb181
  • 167ab23f-aa1d-4315-a068-c1dd60d30a18
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828736908
Label
Honey, olives, octopus : adventures at the Greek table, Christopher Bakken ; illustrations by Mollie Katzen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 Olives: The Throumbes of Thasos; 2 Bread: The Prozymi of Kyria Konstandina; 3 Fish: Tailing Barbounia; 4 Cheese: The Stinky Cheeses of Naxos; 5 Meat: Goats in the Ghost Towns of Chios; 6 Beans: Chasing Chickpeas at Plati Yialós; 7 Wine: Another Carafe at Prionia; 8 Honey: The Thyme Honey of Aphrodite; Epilogue: At the Still in the Hills; Sources; Index
Control code
ocn828736908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954465
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt7xb181
  • 167ab23f-aa1d-4315-a068-c1dd60d30a18
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828736908

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