Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History

Read in Jan 2020
Book by Rachel Laudan published in 2013

I try my best to write a short summary/review of the books I read, and this is one of them. I typically publish them on Goodreads, but also sync them to here.

This was way more academic than I anticipated, so I ended up mostly skimming before finally putting it down. What intrigued me to pick this up was this endlessly fascinating image mapping the Mongol expansion on the spread of the dumpling:

Unfortunately, that's a lonely peak in this book.