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A series that looks at popular foods that people eat all over the world. The history of these foods in their particular cultures and how they were first used, how they are produced and processed today, and their nutritional value, are all explained in simple text with accompanying photos and diagrams. "Trivia" boxes provide the reader with interesting, funny facts. Finally, each book has 2 simple recipes (with adult supervision indicated where necessary).

Includes birds such as chickens, geese, turkeys, and ducks, many of which nowadays are popular alternatives to red meat. Methods of poultry farming, the history of poultry in people's diets, and different ways of cooking and serving poultry are discussed, along with its importance in religion and culture.

Publisher: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1997.
ISBN: 9780817247676
Characteristics: 32 pages :,color illustrations ;,28 cm.


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