Reviews and Blog Posts: food

Harvest for hope : a guide to mindful eating

by Jane Goodall

Reviewer Rating:
4
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A terrific companion to The Hungry Planet: What the World Eats, in this book Goodall links our Western food habits with the health of the planet as well as ourselves. It's not preachy; it's important.

Candyfreak : a journey through the chocolate underbelly of America

by Steve Almond

Reviewer Rating:
4

Do you like candy? Steve Almond does--a lot. He turned his obsession into this book, where he travels the country looking at how small candy companies survive and how they make their candy--sampling their products the whole way. This book will make you laugh, make you think, and make you...

Everything I ate : a year in the life of my mouth

by Tucker Shaw

Reviewer Rating:
4

Written by or more accurately photographed by then Denver Post food critic, this charming depiction of everything he ate in a year is fascinating and weirdly addictive.

Mostly Martha

Reviewer Rating:
4

Recommended by friends as a film that should be on Michelle's picks...this is a delightful German film about the love of Martha for food and eventually family and friends.

Chocolate : a bittersweet saga of dark and light

by Mort Rosenblum

Reviewer Rating:
4

Mort takes the reader around the world from Oaxaca to the Ivory Coast to Hershey, PA, to explore the depths of chocolate. It's a fascinating look at the culinary, political, sociological, economic, historical and health issues surrounding the food of the gods. If you like chocolate at all, you'll be...

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