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From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this a€œmost important meal of the daya€ as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt Andersona€™s detail-rich, culturally revealing, and entertaining narrative thoroughly satisfies.... though the heavy meal was designed to stay digestion until the astronaut could accommodate his bowels in a more convenient location, bacon-wrapp ed filet mignon and fried eggs were a fitting meal for a man who may not be returning.

Author:Heather Arndt Anderson
Publisher:AltaMira Press - 2013-07-11


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