Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

Author(s): Mikey Robins

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1925750167
Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13:
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A captivating, humorous and downright ordinary survey of culinary oddities via one among Australia’s maximum loved comedians.

In this irreverent romp throughout the historical past of meals by way of the Seven Deadly Sins, Mikey Robins uncovers essentially the most ordinary food-related tales of all time. From the Ancient Egyptians to the Romans, from the medieval monarchs to our present obsession with famous person cooks, our forebears have left their mark on our behavior and social mores, our plates and our palates, telling us one reality above all: the place there may be meals, there may be folly.

On the subject of GLUTTONY,Mikey exposes our obsession with outlandish overconsumption and the joys of aggressive consuming. PRIDEreveals probably the most maximum conceited dinner hosts in historical past, and the way the as soon as humble chef has now accomplished rock-god standing. LUST sheds mild on our aphrodisiac fixations and essentially the most desired meals thru time. SLOTH charts the curious evolution of the fork and the etiquette of flatulence. WRATH tells of sausage duels and toxic spite, whilst GREED will make you blush on the indulgences of the wealthy and well-known. And who hasn’t skilled ENVY when your eating significant other’s plate sings whilst yours sputters?

Mikey Robins is your own information down historical past’s gullet and into the underbelly of our wildest wants, darkest fears and guiltiest pleasures.

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