What the Great Ate E–pub/Kindle
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fun and full of facts but the short anecdote structure does not make for enjoyable reading and full of facts but the short anecdote structure does not make for enjoyable reading interesting and amusing anecdotes about food is an interesting book Here are a few things I learned Hitler was a vegetarian Salvador Dali painted a picture of his wife Gala with a lamb chop on each shoulder Reporters asked him why Dali answered I liked my wife and I liked chops and I saw no reason why I should not paint them together Einstein was a late talker One night at supper he said his first words The soup is too hot His parents were relieved but curious They asked him why he hadn t talked before His answer Because up to now everything was in order Elvis Presle. What was eating them And vice versa In What the Great Ate Matthew and Mark Jacob have cooked up a bountiful sampling of the peculiar culinary likes dislikes habits and attitudes of famous and often notorious figures throughout history Here is food • As code Benito Mussolin.
Matthew Jacob Ñ 9 ReadInting If you have to take a dump or you really really need to eep yourself occupied for about 10 15 minutes by all means be my guest Otherwise skip it A collection of vignettes and anecdotes about celebrities historical figures and others and their relationship to foodI found this a fun book to read in short doses but I really couldn
t commit to reading than one chapter at a time The chapters consist of short little anecdotes and factscommit to reading than one chapter at a time The chapters consist of short little anecdotes and facts bounce around in time period and theme randomly It felt a little ADD especially when one "Person Would Be Mentioned Multiple " would be mentioned multiple at multiple points in one chapter Overall though there were some very interesting facts A fun and lighthearted rea. Son America’s original foodie introduced eggplant to the United States and wrote down the nation’s first recipe for ice cream From Emperor Nero to Bette Davis Babe Ruth to Barack Obama the bite size tidbits in What the Great Ate will whet your appetite for tantalizing trivi. ,
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42 Years Old And His Last Meal Was 6 Chocolateyears old "and his last meal was 6 chocolate cookies and 4 scoops of ice cream 2 " his last meal was 6 chocolate cookies and 4 scoops of ice cream 2 of peach and the other 2 scoops an unknown flavor This isn t a book to just sit down and read it s the type of book you read when you only have 5 15 minutes of reading time It s a trivia book of answers of what famous people ate and how Slightly schizophrenic feeling to read because the same people are mentioned various times per chapter Plenty of interesting tidbits and gossipy stories Written sloppily It read like Readers Digest excerpts The Great are the usual mostly White Western people The Food tidbits are food related but not actually about what they actually ate Disappo. I used the phrase “we’re making spaghetti” to inform his wife if he’d be illegally dueling later that day • As superstition Baseball star Wade Boggs credited his on field success to eating chicken before nearly every game • In service to country President Thomas Jeffer.