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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet (Oct. 1 2012)
  • Language: French
  • ISBN-10: 1743210205
  • ISBN-13: 978-1743210208
  • Product Dimensions: 3 x 24.1 x 27.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #121,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Food, Travel, and Culture in a coffee table sized book Nov. 15 2012
By Gary Miller - Published on
Format: Hardcover
We all like to explore cultures, food, and be entranced. This new World food book does this so well, recipes, ideas for travel, or just staying at home and trying cultural adventures, it's well written and easy to use. Set up for finding finding local dishes too with recipes, perfect, and photographed beautifully, since it's a large format, 'coffee table' sized book.

The books starts by going to Countries:

China France Germany Greece India Italy Japan Mexico Morocco South Korea Spain Thailand Turkey USA

Let's talk China first, regional cuisines explained, what herbs and changes taking place now. Staples like rice, dumplings, and hot pot ( all explained and where to find to eat if you are there), ingredients and preparation suggestions. Dim Sum, Tea, and even Peking Duck carry on. I loved the photos of each dish, the layout on the page was artistic and fun. made me hungry. Lastly were Chinese Festivals by month throughout the year, like Hong Kong's Food and Wine Month in November.

Regions were next: Australia and New Zealand, British Isles, Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Northern Europe, Southeast Asia, and global eating like Coffee or Jewish dishes.

I kept saying aloud, this is a Good book, well written and laid out. I highly recommend it.
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
A Treasure! Nov. 10 2012
By Bonnie Neely - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Lonely Planet's Food Lovers Guide To the World is the way to savour the world of many different specialty cuisines right in your own kitchen with recipes that are the special unique tastes of each country or region. It is also the perfect guide for your extended world travels. Each of the over 300 pages has a double page spread including a full page and a smaller full color photo of the place, featuring a speical dish or display of the food described. The best restaurant for this is listed and described with address. And a delicious, flavorful recipe is included from each local. This book is unique and a one-of-a-kind way to let your taste buds travel the world, even without the cost of a plane ticket. The book is a world of education for anyone interested in various cultures and cuisines. You will LOVE THIS BOOK, and it makes a perfect gift or coffee table book!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Disappointed Sept. 9 2013
By A. Rozema - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I was hoping for more restaurant suggestions and less fluff and recipes. On the positive side, the photos are nice.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Beautiful book Jan. 3 2013
By C. C. Eber - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
A great book for any foodie. This is not only a good book to browse and have on the cocktail table but also many good recipes. A most unique book.
It was a gift June 23 2013
By Jouetcat - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I bought this for my son and his French wife who live in France. He recently visited me and mentioned that he had really enjoyed the book...the photos were wonderful. Now he is going to try some of the recipes, said they sounded wonderful! My gift was a hit!