Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

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Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

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What could be more important in this moment in time than to be so delightfully engaged in the many ways food cultivates—through sometimes eccentric means!

There have been many types of books in history that collect and organise content from other sources. This book also has the incredible capacity to make you feel as though you are genuinely a part of what you're reading, sparking almost a nostalgia about the things you read about. Ich schätze 95 % der aufgeführten Gerichte würde ich nicht essen, aber in dem Buch geht es auch viel mehr um die Geschichte hinter der Mahlzeit. For example, a section on Australia includes a collection of information about a melon festival, a coconut cult, the world's oldest emu farm, and wild rice conversation art.

I've been keeping this book in the kitchen to read a little bit when I have a minute or two--you know, when you're waiting for the water to boil or during the last few minutes when dinner is coming together. The richest were then eating such extravagances as glasses moulded from sugar, as well as cakes, pastries, jams, preserved fruit, sugared almonds, marzipan, gingerbread, pastries, cakes and jellies. Tom Colicchio, chef and activist “Thumbing through this exquisite guide kept me at the breakfast table until dinner time.

We use Google Analytics to see what pages are most visited, and where in the world visitors are visiting from. For the longest of time, before traveling to any new destination, I always made it a point to check out Atlas Obscura online. And it is now serving up the best of it in a lavishly illustrated food-lover’s gift of nearly 500 dishes, ingredients, traditions, and experiences. Festivals – chase a wheel of double Gloucester at Britain’s annual Cooper’s Hill cheese rolling competition.Sure, there are still weird ass things like a bunch of awks fermented inside a seal skin but that's to be expected.

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