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Tomatoes, potatoes, corn, and beans : how the foods of the Americas changed eating around the world /

Johnson, Sylvia A. (author.).

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 641.35 Johnson Sylvia (Text) 23743180 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch J 641.35 JOH (Text) 30018001038617 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0689801416
  • Physical Description: 138 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [1997]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-127) and index.
Summary, etc.: Describes many foods native to the Americas, including corn, peppers, peanuts, and chocolate, which were taken to Europe and used in new ways around the world.
Subject: Cooking (Vegetables) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Vegetables -- North America -- History -- Juvenile literature
Vegetables -- South America -- History -- Juvenile literature
Vegetables -- West Indies -- History -- Juvenile literature
Cookbooks -- Vegetables
Vegetables
Cooking -- Vegetables

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Tomatoes, Potatoes, Corn, and Beans : How the Foods of the Americas Changed Eating Arou
Tomatoes, Potatoes, Corn, and Beans : How the Foods of the Americas Changed Eating Arou
by Johnson, Sylvia A.
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Tomatoes, Potatoes, Corn, and Beans : How the Foods of the Americas Changed Eating Arou


Fascinating stories of the foods and plants Native Americans introduced to the world We know the Irish potato, French fries, and German potato salad, but actually the potato originated in the New World, in the mountains of South America. Potatoes, as well as tomatoes, corn, beans, chili peppers, peanuts, and squash, were all unknown in Europe, Asia, and Africa before Columbus happened on the New World. This fascinating history of the foods of the Americas tells the ways each plant was used by Native Americans, and how they each made their way to Europe. It tells also how some foods became popular staples in various countries around the world.
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