Ken Albala is Professor of History at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and the author or editor of seventeen books, including Pancake (Reaktion, 2008), also in the Edible series.
'Embellished with clever illustrations and a nice selection of historical and contemporary recipes ... [an] outstanding series of food volumes.' - Wall Street Journal 'The Edible Series contains some of the most delicious nuggets of food and drink history ever. Every volume is such a fascinating and succinct read that I had to devour each in just a single sitting ... food writing at its best!' - Ken Hom, chef and author