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  • The Essential Oyster: A Salty Appreciation of Taste and Temptation
    Views : 39
    Pages : 304

    by: Rowan Jacobsen David Malosh

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    This verbally and visually succulent book covers 99 types of oysters, most from the shores of North America.

    Ten years after A Geography of Oysters, James Beard Award–winning author Jacobsen (Apples of Uncommon Character, 2014, etc.) chronicles his travels from British Columbia down to Seattle, across the Gulf Coast, a ... more

    Publish on

    2016-10-04

    ISBN-10: 1632862565

    ISBN-13: 9781632862563

    Language: English

  • American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields
    Views : 418
    Pages : 288

    by: Rowan Jacobsen

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    A locavore and James Beard Award–winning food writer adapts the French wine-growing concept of terroir, “the taste of place,” to champion a variety of foods from the Western hemisphere.

    Jacobsen (The Living Shore: Rediscovering a Lost World, 2009, etc.) journeyed from Alaska to Mexico and myriad other places to sa ... more

    Publish on

    2010-08-17

    ISBN-10: 1596916486

    ISBN-13: 9781596916487

    Language: English

  • Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis
    Views : 274
    Pages : 288

    by: Rowan Jacobsen

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    Culinary writer Jacobsen (A Geography of Oysters, 2007, etc.) takes a laid-back yet terrifying look at the conundrum of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which has devastated honeybees.

    While CCD received media attention for its sheer weirdness, Jacobsen focuses on the larger ecological implications, particularly regarding the food ch ... more

    Publish on

    2008-09-16

    ISBN-10: 1596915374

    ISBN-13: 9781596915374

    Language: English

  • The Living Shore: Rediscovering a Lost World
    Views : 232
    Pages : 176

    by: Rowan Jacobsen

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    Jacobsen (Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis, 2008, etc.) presents a science-rich yet lambent investigation into the fate of the Olympia oyster.

    The Olympia’s story is another woeful cautionary tale that humans seem incapable of digesting. Though a rather delicate, slow-growing, high- ... more

    Publish on

    2009-09-01

    ISBN-10: 1596916842

    ISBN-13: 9781596916845

    Language: English