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Titel: Steak: One Man's Search for the World's ...
Verlag: Viking Adult
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The definitive book on steak has never been written-until now "Of all the meats, only one merits its own structure. There is no such place as a lamb house or a pork house, but even a small town can have a steak house." So begins Mark Schatzker's ultimate carnivorous quest. Fed up with one too many mediocre steaks, the intrepid journalist set out to track down, define, and eat the perfect specimen. His journey takes him to all the legendary sites of steak excellence-Texas, France, Scotland, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and Idaho's Pahsimeroi Valley-where he discovers the lunatic lengths steak lovers will go to consume the perfect cut. After contemplating the merits of Black Angus, Kobe, Chianina, and the prehistoric aurochs-a breed revived by the Nazis after four hundred years of extinction-Schatzker adopts his own heifer, fattens her on fruit, acorns, and Persian walnuts, and then grapples with ambivalence when this near-pet appears on his plate. Reminiscent of both Bill Bryson's and Bill Buford's writing, Steak is a warm, humorous, and wide-ranging read that introduces a wonderful new travel and food writer to the common table. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0670021814
Inhaltsangabe:The definitive book on steak has never been written-until now
Über den Autor: Mark Schatzker is a columnist for the Globe and Mail and a frequent contributor to Conde Nast Traveler and Slate. He has been a finalist for the James Beard journalism award and lives in Toronto.
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