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The Devil's Cup
The Devil's Cup
Paperback

“Absolutely riveting . . . Essential reading for foodies, java-junkies, anthropologists, and anyone else interested in funny, sardonically told adventure stories.”
—Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential


Full of humor and historical insights, The Devil’s Cup is not only ahistory of coffee, but a travelogue of a risk-taking brew-seeker.

In this captivating book, Stewart ...

In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
Kindle Edition
Deliciously organized by the Seven Deadly Sins, here is a scintillating history of forbidden foods through the ages—and how these mouth-watering taboos have defined cultures around the world.

From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, Stewart Lee Allen engagingly illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, there is often an astonishing tale to tell. Among the foods ...
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
Kindle Edition
In this captivating book, Stewart Lee Allen treks three-quarters of the way around the world on a caffeinated quest to answer these profound questions: Did the advent of coffee give birth to an enlightened western civilization? Is coffee, indeed, the substance that drives history? From the cliffhanging villages of Southern Yemen, where coffee beans were first cultivated eight hundred years ago, to a cavernous coffeehouse in Calcutta, the drinking ...
Devil's Cup
Devil's Cup
Hardcover 0
Coffee as history's primary instrument and instigator.

What is this elixir that fuels our destiny? Stewart Lee Allen's insatiable, unquenchable thirst for the answer carries him across forbidden borders and several continents as he pursues the precious and little-known catalytic effect of the ambrosial brew upon world empires and mankind. He also documents the unconscionable attempts to suppress coffee. With Paris one "vast caf," for instance, ...

In The Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
In The Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
Paperback Main
From the forbidden fruit of the Old Testament to the numerous laws broken at Francois Mitterand's final meal, In the Devil's Garden is a mouth-watering history of food taboos from around the world - a smorgasbord of culinary titbits to spice up any after-dinner conversation. In a history peppered with religious extremists who would rather starve to death than violate ancient taboos - and in an age when half the world's population - from cow-loving ...
{ In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden FoodPaperback } Allen, Stewart Lee ( Author ) Mar-04-2003 Paperback
{ In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden FoodPaperback } Allen, Stewart Lee ( Author ) Mar-04-2003 Paperback
Paperback
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
Paperback Reprint
In the Devil's Garden Written with the same humor and quirky world view Allen displayed in "The Devil's Cup, " this new book on good and evil foods, through the author's extraordinary and exhaustive research, will appeal to food lovers, culinary historians, history buffs, amateur anthropologists, and armchair travelers alike.
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
Paperback Reprint
In this captivating book, Stewart Lee Allen treks three-quarters of the way around the world on a caffeinated quest to answer these profound questions: Did the advent of coffee give birth to an enlightened western civilization? Is coffee, indeed, the substance that drives history? From the cliffhanging villages of Southern Yemen, where coffee beans were first cultivated eight hundred years ago, to a cavernous coffeehouse in Calcutta, the drinking ...
In the Devil's Garden. A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
In the Devil's Garden. A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
Hardcover First
Here, for your delectation, is human history in its entirety - with every immoral side dish imaginable. From Stewart Lee Allen's 'menu' you can sample all seven deadly sins. Each freshly researched, well-seasoned with aromatic anecdotes and sizzling titbits - and brought to you piping hot from every culinary culture on the globe. Since God used the metaphor of Eve and the Forbidden Fruit to define human nature itself, our history has been peppered ...
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods
Hardcover 1st
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods
Hardcover 1
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
In the Devil's Garden, a Sinful History of Forbidden Food
In the Devil's Garden, a Sinful History of Forbidden Food
Paperback
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
IN THE DEVIL'S GARDEN.
IN THE DEVIL'S GARDEN.
Paperback
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History
The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History
Paperback Main
Can you handle mornings without a brew? No? Multiply that. Imagine an entire population under a cloud of lethargy, unable to kick start their days. Now introduce coffee. Bingo. The brain moves into over-drive and it's time for empire building. So goes Stewart Lee Allen's crazy theory. Only thing is, after retracing coffee's journey to world domination - by train, rickshaw, cargo freighter and donkey - he has plenty of evidence to back it up. Stewart ...
The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History
The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History
Hardcover 1st
This comprehensive work provides an account of caffeine's impact on humankind. Beginning in Ethiopia, the author sails along the same route that carried the first beans to Yemen 1500 years ago, and literally travels the world in his mission to prove that coffee is the driving force in history.
The Devil's Cup - A History Of The World According To Coffee
The Devil's Cup - A History Of The World According To Coffee
Paperback

“Absolutely riveting . . . Essential reading for foodies, java-junkies, anthropologists, and anyone else interested in funny, sardonically told adventure stories.”
—Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential


Full of humor and historical insights, The Devil’s Cup is not only ahistory of coffee, but a travelogue of a risk-taking brew-seeker.

In this captivating book, Stewart ...

In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods by Stewart Lee Allen (2002-02-26)
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods by Stewart Lee Allen (2002-02-26)
Hardcover
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...
Devil's Cup by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-07-01)
Devil's Cup by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-07-01)
Hardcover

“Absolutely riveting . . . Essential reading for foodies, java-junkies, anthropologists, and anyone else interested in funny, sardonically told adventure stories.”
—Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential


Full of humor and historical insights, The Devil’s Cup is not only ahistory of coffee, but a travelogue of a risk-taking brew-seeker.

In this captivating book, Stewart ...

The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-03-04)
The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-03-04)
Paperback

“Absolutely riveting . . . Essential reading for foodies, java-junkies, anthropologists, and anyone else interested in funny, sardonically told adventure stories.”
—Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential


Full of humor and historical insights, The Devil’s Cup is not only ahistory of coffee, but a travelogue of a risk-taking brew-seeker.

In this captivating book, Stewart ...

The Devil's Cup : A History of the World According to Coffee (Paperback)--by Stewart Lee Allen [2003 Edition]
The Devil's Cup : A History of the World According to Coffee (Paperback)--by Stewart Lee Allen [2003 Edition]
Paperback

“Absolutely riveting . . . Essential reading for foodies, java-junkies, anthropologists, and anyone else interested in funny, sardonically told adventure stories.”
—Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential


Full of humor and historical insights, The Devil’s Cup is not only ahistory of coffee, but a travelogue of a risk-taking brew-seeker.

In this captivating book, Stewart ...

In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-03-04)
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food by Stewart Lee Allen (2003-03-04)
Paperback
From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, here is a wickedly delicious smorgasbord of forbidden foods that have defined cultures around the world. Matching each of these taboo dishes to one of the Seven Deadly Sins, Stewart Lee Allen illustrates that when a pleasure as primal as eating is criminalized, the resulting tale is rarely less than astonishing.

Among the foods thought to encourage Lust ...


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