Features more than 300 food names and their origins. Includes 50 recipes from world culinary history. Features delicious illustrations of selected foods. We all know that "sandwich" and "eggs benedict" are named after people and that "Dover sole" and "Irish stew" are named after places. But how about the "Granny Smith" apple or the "Bing cherry", the "Bermuda onion" or "Anaheim chile?" For readers who have always been curious about the origin of the names of certain foods, dishes and beverages, this fun and informative reference is set forth like a menu--first dinner, then lunch and breakfast, where readers are free to gorge themselves on the literary dainties inside. Bon appetit!