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Author Knipple, Paul.

Title The World in a Skillet : a Food Lover's Tour of the New American South
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface: We Are All from Somewhere Else; Introduction: Keepers of the Flame; PART I. SEEKING THE AMERICAN DREAM; 1 Mexico: Up by the Bootstraps; 2 Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic: Refugees, Politics, and the Plate; 3 Kurds: A People without a Country; PART II. LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM; 4 Central and South America: Family; 5 Vietnam: Community; 6 Bosnia: Extended Community; 7 The Indian Subcontinent: Feeding the Technology Boom; 8 Japan and South Korea: Blue Collars and Bluefin; PART III. BRINGING TRADITION TO THE TABLE; 9 China: The Secret Menu
10 Kosher and Halal: Keeping the Faith in the Land of Pork11 Europe: Haute Cuisine and Double Standards?; 12 Africa: Returning from Gumbo to N'gombo; Afterword; Suggested Reading; Acknowledgments; Index of Recipes; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; W; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary Paul and Angela Knipple's culinary tour of the contemporary American South celebrates the flourishing of global food traditions "down home." Drawing on their firsthand interviews and reportage from Richmond to Mobile and enriched by a cornucopia of photographs and original recipes, the Knipples present engaging, poignant profiles of a host of first-generation immigrants from all over the world who are cooking their way through life as professional chefs, food entrepreneurs and restaurateurs, and home cooks. Beginning the tour with an appreciation of the South's foundational food traditions--in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Cooking, American -- Southern style.
International cooking.
Southern States -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
Author Edge, John T.
Knipple, Angela.
ISBN 0807869961 (electronic bk.)
9780807869963 (electronic bk.)