[Sca-cooks] Fierce Food-- new book

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Thu Oct 12 15:24:53 PDT 2006

On Oct 12, 2006, at 3:04 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:

> New Book that came out the last of September
> Fierce Food: The Intrepid Diner's Guide to the
> Unusual, Exotic, and Downright Bizarre by Christa Weil.
> $14.00 *Paperback* 256 pages | ISBN 9780452287006
> The publisher's blurb reads:
> An alphabetical survey of the world’s most amazing and unusual  
> edibles, *
> Fierce Food* describes what these foods are and where they’re from,
> and how they’re captured, foraged, or, even putrefied.
> Readers also learn how the foods are traditionally served and eaten-
> and best of all, what they taste like, because if you can’t
> actually bring yourself to eat Filipino embryonic duck eggs,
> reading about it is the next best thing. *Fierce Food* is a
> fascinating exploration of global cultures that definitively
> proves the old adage, “one man’s meat is another man's poison.”
> http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/ 
> 0,,9780452287006,00.html
> Now why did I think that this book might have an audience on this  
> list?

I really miss Ras al Zib...

(Just ordered a new copy from Amazon's "New and Used" page for $5.60)


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