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Salt: A World History by [Kurlansky, Mark]
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"Refreshing and invigorating, full of fascinating fact" (Independent on Sunday)

"This is an extraordinary little book, unputdownable, written in the most lyrical, flowing style which paints vivid pictures and, at the same time, punches into place hard facts that stop you dead in your tracks. A compulsive read" (Sir Roy Strong Express on Sunday)

"Crisply and elegantly written - piques the appetite and sharpens the senses" (Sunday Telegraph)

"A rich stew about every salt-influenced concoction and creation, from the first sausages and cured hams and fish sauces to the invention of parmesan, tomato ketchup and Tabasco sauce" (Financial Times)

"An entertainingly anecdotal and lovingly partisan history." (Independent)

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'Salt is the fascinating, indispensable history of an indispensable ingredient. It's a must-have book for any serious cook or foodie' Anthony Bourdain

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2428 KB
  • Print Length: 502 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0142001619
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; New Ed edition (30 September 2011)
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005NHN1A6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #29,237 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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