The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking: A Celebration of the Foods, History, and Romance Handed Down from England, Africa, the Caribbean, France, Germany, and Scotland

The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking: A Celebration of the Foods, History, and Romance Handed Down from England, Africa, the Caribbean, France, Germany, and Scotland

The perfect gift for Southerners, history lovers, and foodies alike.

Discover the secrets of one of the most mysterious, romantic regions in the South: the Lowcountry. James Beard Cookbook of the Year Award-winning author Joe Dabney produces another gem with this comprehensive celebration of Lowcountry cooking. Packed with history, authoritative folklore, photographs, and fascinating sidebars, Dabney takes readers on a tour of the Coastal Plain, including Charleston, Savannah, and Beaufort, the rice plantations, and the sea islands. Includes:


Benne Seed Biscuits Sweet Potato Pie Frogmore Stew She Crab Soup Brunswick Stew Hoppin' John Oyster Purloo Cooter Soup Hags Head Cheese Goobers And much, much more!

Title:The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking: A Celebration of the Foods, History, and Romance Handed Down from England, Africa, the Caribbean, France, Germany, and Scotland
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781402230981
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    The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking: A Celebration of the Foods, History, and Romance Handed Down from England, Africa, the Caribbean, France, Germany, and Scotland Reviews

  • Stephanie

    What a wonderful account of the food, culture, history and diversity of the coastal areas of the South. My grandmother's family came from coastal Georgia and I grew up eating many of the dishes descri...

  • Donna

    Another outstanding effort by Dabney. Published in 2010, this book does an acceptable job with including the African American influence on lowcountry cooking, but not nearly good enough for these days...

  • Farah

    this book is full of history and events that made the lowcountry cooking. i felt is is also a memoir of the author's visit to the southern states. he talk alot about Charleston,SC. it is really a beau...

  • Tawn Gorbutt

    More than a cookbook. The background, history and personal anecdotes set this apart from most cookbooks. This book makes me want to try the recipes and it makes me want to visit the lowcountry again....

  • LemontreeLime

    I didnt read this in depth, just glanced through it. More of a memoir than a cookbook. ...

  • Janet

    A good read with wonderful recipes. A good history of foods that make up the Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry cuisine....from England, Africa, the Caribbean, France, Germany and Scotland....

  • Mir

    On order at library....

  • Chambers Stevens

    A great history of Lowcountry Cooking. Dabney, has a lot of fun telling the stories of the people of South Carolina.My only complaint is I wish there were more recipes. ...