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Beans: A History
Beans: A History
 
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Author : Ken Albala
Publisher : Berg Publishers
ISBN# : 9781845204303
Pages : 256
Price :INR 1571
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Whether refried, baked, falafelled, or complementing a nice Chianti, the humble bean has long been a part of gourmet and everyday food culture around the globe. As Ken Albala shows, though, over its history the bean has enjoyed more controversy than its current ubiquity lets on. From the beans status as seat of the soul (at least, thats what Pythagoras thought) to seed of sin (or so said St. Jerome, who forbade nuns to eat beans because they "tickle the genitals"), Beans is a ripping tale of a truly magical fruit.

 

 
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