Plate by plate : California recipes from the Gold Rush through "California cuisine" / Book Club of California

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Identifier: FA.B98.1511
Object type: Portfolios
Dimensions: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Publication dates: 2014
Designed by: Peter Rutledge Koch
Illustrated by: Christopher Carroll
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Cookbooks [sh2010007517], Cooking [sh2010008400]
Consists of 13 unbound folios in a wraparound portfolio. On portfolio cover: Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch. Contents: The Gold Rush -- The Mexican influence -- Chinese immigration -- Agricultural abundance -- Love of the exotic -- The cult of the celebrity chef -- Health food & fad diets -- Hollywood -- California's response to war -- Suburban sprawl & the culture of the barbecue grill -- The spiritual meaning of food -- The creation of "California cuisine".