The Complete Language of FoodS. Theresa Dietz
Awaken both your inner foodie and your inner yogi as you journey into the consciousness of everyday foods, from their origins in myth to modern interpretations today. Have you ever considered the cultural origins and meanings of your favorite foods? The Complete Language of Food ties ingredients back to mythological and folklore roots for a unique and appetizing exploration of the foods we eat.
Presented alphabetically, each food entry includes:
- A beautiful illustration
- concise summary of the food's mythology and folklore
- How the food is used in certain cultures and traditions
- Correlations to chakras, elements, and deities
With everyday ingredients like acai, bok choy, and cauliflower, you're bound to learn more than you ever imagined about your household favorites as you discover the symbolic meanings, uses, and facts behind each. The knowledge gained will bring new meaning and intention to your mealtime. Elegantly designed and beautifully illustrated, the Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia series offers comprehensive, display-worthy references on a range of intriguing topics, including dream interpretation, techniques for harnessing the power of dreams, flower meanings, and the stories behind signs and symbols.
How to Use This Book
Culinary Finds Around the World
About the Author
List of Culinary Herbs
Index of Common Food Names
Index of Culinary Finds Around the World
Index of Common Food Meanings