Enriched, Fortified, Concentrated, Country-Fresh, Lip-Smacking, Finger-Licking, International, Unexpurgated Foodbook: Book written by James Trager and published by Grossman Publishers, New York, in 1970. First edition, presumed first printing. Hard cover with dust jacket. 578 pages. Dust jacket is a mess. Book is in mint condition.
The dust jacket says, “While not a cookbook, The Foodbook illuminates every cookbook ever written. It is a relentlessly revealing look at practically everything we eat in the world today, examined against a background of what people have eaten in ages past.” “The Foodbook is at once a history book, an anthropology book, an archaeology book, a sociology book, a biology book. It has a geography and more than a soupcon of supermarket expertise, all well-spiced, scientifically seasoned and leavened with economics, ecology, etymology, and ecumenical good humor.”