Serious Pig: In Search of Some American Culinary Roots

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In this collection of essays, John Thorne sets our to explore the origins of his identity as a cook, going "here" (the Maine coast, where he'd summered as a child and returned as an adult for a decade's sojourn), "there" (southern Louisiana, where he was captivated by Creole and Cajun cooking), and "everywhere" (where he provides a sympathetic reading of such national culinary icons as the hamburger, white bread, and American cheese, and sits down to a big bowl of Texas red). These intelligent, searching essays are a ...

Serious Pig: In Search of Some American Culinary Roots 1996, North Point Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780865475021

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