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Slow Food Nation - a book by Petrini, Carlo

Slow Food Nation

Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair

Slow Food Nation( )
Author: Petrini, Carlo
Foreword by: Waters, Alice
Translator: Furlan, Clara
Hunt, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-8478-4130-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Imprint:Rizzoli Ex Libris
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

By now most of us are aware of the threats looming in the food world. The best-selling Fast Food Nation and other recent books have alerted us to such dangers as genetically modified organisms, food-borne diseases, and industrial farming. Now it is time for answers, and Slow Food Nation steps up to the challenge. Here the charismatic leader of the Slow Food movement, Carlo Petrini, outlines many different routes by which we may take back control of our food. The three...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Food Science
Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.32 x 8.44 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.74 Pounds
Author Biography
Petrini, Carlo (Author)
Chef and restauranteur Alice Waters was born April 28,1944, in Chatham, New Jersey. She attended University of California at Berkeley where she earned a degree in French Cultural Studies.

She has been the owner of the Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California for almost three decades. She is the author of The Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook and Chez Panisse Vegetables. Waters collaborated with others chefs and a cardiologist to produce Heart-Healthy Cooking for All Seasons.

Her awards include the Bon Appetit magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award, Restaurant and Business Leadership Award, Restaurants & Institutions Magazine and the James Beard Humanitarian Award. She was named Best Chef in America by the James Beard Foundation in 1992 and was listed as one of the ten best chefs in the world by Cuisine et Vins de France.

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