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Apples: The Story Of The Fruit Of Temptation Frank Browning

Apples: The Story Of The Fruit Of Temptation

Frank Browning

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ISBN : 9780140283662
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Winner of the 1999 IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award in the category of Literary Food Writing Frank Browning leads us on a beguiling journey through the primal myths of the worlds most popular fruit, then explains that the first apples really appearedMoreWinner of the 1999 IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award in the category of Literary Food Writing Frank Browning leads us on a beguiling journey through the primal myths of the worlds most popular fruit, then explains that the first apples really appeared in Kazakhstan on the slopes of the Heavenly Mountains. He visits the apple germ-plasm repository in Geneva, New York, and describes the powerful effects of genetic engineering on the apples of the future. In Wenatchee, Washington, world capital of apple growing, he meets Mr. Granny Smith and learns about the apples niche in the global marketplace, before setting off to sample Calvados from the pot stills of Normandy and cider from Somerset.Illustrations Recipes/Appendixes/BibliographyFrank Browning, whose previous books include The Culture of Desire and A Queer Geography (FSG, 1998), grows apples and ferments cider in Wallingford, Kentucky. He also reports for National Public Radio from New York City.