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Title Food on the move : dining on the legendary railway journeys of the world / edited by Sharon Hudgins.

Publication Info. London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  641 FOOD    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  647.95 FOOD    Check Shelf
Description 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes recipes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248).
Contents Foreword / James D. Porterfield -- Introduction / Sharon Hudgins, editor. -- Europe: 1. Sandwiches, savouries and strawberry fizz : dining at speed on the Flying Scotsman / Adam Balic -- 2. Of French champagne and Turkish coffee : feasting and fasting on the Orient Express / Arjan den Boer. -- Eurasia: 3. From caviar to mystery meat : dining across two continents on the Trans-Siberian Railway / Sharon Hudgins. -- North America : 4. All aboard : classic American cuisine on the Santa Fe Super Chief / Karl Zimmermann -- 5. Sockeye salmon and Saskatoon pie : regional foods on Canada's long-distance railways / Judy Corser. -- Australia: 6. Kangaroo, crocodile and custard : eating across the Outback on Australia's Ghan railway / Diana Noyce. -- Asia: 7. Fast food : eating within the box in Japan's "bullet train" / Merry White -- 8. Spicy curries and cups of tea : dining along the Darjeeling Himalayan Line / Aparajita Mukhopadhyay. -- Africa: 6. Baked bobotie, fried kingclip and chocolate potjie : traditional fare on South African luxury trains / Karl Zimmermann. -- References -- Bibliography -- Author biographies -- Acknowledgements -- Photo acknowledgements.
Summary All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Meals associated with train travel have been an important aspect of railway history for more than a century - from dinners in dining cars to lunches at station buffets to foods purchased from platform vendors. For many travellers, the experience of eating on a railway journey is often a highlight of the trip, a major part of the `romance of the rails'. Food on the Move focuses on the culinary history of these famous journeys on five continents, from the earliest days of rail travel to the present. The engaging story and vivid illustrations invite readers to discover an array of railway feasts: haute cuisine in the elegant dining carriages of the Orient Express, American steak-and-eggs on the Santa Fe Super Chief, and home-cooked regional foods along the Trans-Siberian tracks. Readers will be tempted to eat their way across Canada's vast interior and Australia's dusty Outback; grab an infamous `British railway sandwich' to munch on the Flying Scotsman; snack on spicy samosas on the Darjeeling Himalayan `Toy Train'; dine at high speed on Japan's `Bullet Train'; and sip South African wines in a Blue Train luxury lounge car featuring windows of glass fused with gold dust. Written by eight different authors who have travelled on those legendary lines, the book include recipes, from the dining cars and station eateries, taken from historical menus and contributed by contemporary chefs. Food on the Move is a veritable feast!
Subject Flying Scotsman (Locomotive)
Velikai︠a︡ Sibirskai︠a︡ magistralʹ.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. (OCoLC)fst00768284
Flying Scotsman (Locomotive) (OCoLC)fst00735568
Velikai︠a︡ Sibirskai︠a︡ magistralʹ. (OCoLC)fst00540298
Railroads -- Dining-car service.
Railroad travel.
Orient Express (Express train)
Super Chief (Express train)
Railroads -- Australia.
Railroads -- South Africa.
Railroads -- Canada.
COOKING / General.
Orient Express (Express train) (OCoLC)fst01048071
Railroad travel. (OCoLC)fst01088689
Railroads. (OCoLC)fst01088711
Railroads -- Dining-car service. (OCoLC)fst01432084
Super Chief (Express train) (OCoLC)fst01138757
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
South Africa. (OCoLC)fst01204616
Genre/Form Cookbooks.
Added Author Hudgins, Sharon, editor.
ISBN 9781789140071 (hardcover)
1789140072 (hardcover)
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