Matters of Taste
Tim Morris on our evolving palates
FOOD IS CULTURE.
By Massimo Montanari. Translated by Albert Sonnenfeld. Columbia Univ. Press.
149 pp. $22.50
“Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are,” declared French epicure Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. In Food Is Culture, Italian culinary historian Massimo Montanari demonstrates that who we are is also a function of how,...