A Global History
Distributed for Reaktion Books
After explaining the many varieties of eggs and the places that favor them, Toops sketches a history of its uses from its origins until the present day, when it has become an integral part of modern cuisine. She explores how eggs are today marketed as a health food and discusses the debates over their nutritional status. Filled with appetizing recipes and beguiling images, this protein-packed book will enthrall anyone with an interest in cuisine or cultural history.
Introduction: Walking on Eggs
1. What is More Perfect than an Egg?
2. The History of Eggs
3. No Eggs, No Cuisine
4. Eggs in American Cuisine
5. Bringing Eggs to Market: Or, Handle with Care
6. Which Came First – the Chicken or the Egg?
7. Hatching the World from an Egg
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