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Food On The Rails

Author: Jeri Quinzio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227338
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Food on the Rails traces the rise and fall of food on the rails from its rocky start to its glory days to its sad demise. Looking at the foods, the service, the rail station restaurants, the menus, the dining accommodations and more, Jeri Quinzio brings to life the history of cuisine and dining in railroad cars from the early days through today.

Food At Sea

Author: Simon Spalding
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227370
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In this book, Simon Spalding reveals the food traditions of early explorers, sailing navies, immigrant and slave ships, early steamers, and ocean liners, as well as changes in shipboard culinary practices and the mutual influences of shoreside and shipboard culinary traditions.

Food In The Air And Space

Author: Richard Foss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144222729X
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This book explores the history of food in flight from hydrogen balloons to the space station: what was served, how and why; the problems with heating, cooling, and serving technology; logistics; overcoming cultural barriers; and the effect of altitude on our senses of taste and smell.

Dining By Rail

Author: James D. Porterfield
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312187118
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A culinary look back at America's great passenger trains offers a history of their era and more than 250 authentic recipes for meals regularly served in the dining cars of the past

Food On The Move

Author: Sharon Hudgins
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1789140188
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All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Meals associated with train travel have been an important ingredient of railway history for more than a century—from dinners in dining cars to lunches at station buffets and foods purchased from platform vendors. For many travelers, the experience of eating on a railway journey is often a highlight of the trip, a major part of the “romance of the rails.” A delight for rail enthusiasts, foodies, and armchair travelers alike, Food on the Move serves up the culinary history of these famous journeys on five continents, from the earliest days of rail travel to the present. Chapters invite us to table for the haute cuisine of the elegant dining carriages on the Orient Express; the classic American feast of steak-and-eggs on the Santa Fe Super Chief; and home-cooked regional foods along the Trans-Siberian tracks. We eat our way across Canada’s vast interior and Australia’s spectacular and colorful 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, the Shinkansen; and sip South African wines in a Blue Train—a luxury lounge-car featuring windows of glass fused with gold dust. Written by eight authors who have traveled on those legendary lines, these chapters include recipes from the dining cars and station eateries, taken from historical menus and contributed by contemporary chefs, as well as a bounty of illustrations. A toothsome commingling of dinner triangles and train whistles, this collection is a veritable feast of meals on the move.

Namaste Montreal

Author: Susil C. Acharyya
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469187639
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This book tells a beautiful story reinforcing the power of love as it defies obstacles such as race, religion, culture and language as faced by an Indo-Canadian man, Dr. Sameer Sen and a French Canadian woman, Ms. Lucy L Lafontain. The story starts in a cold Canadian wintry storm when Sameer saves Lucy, a stranger at the time, from freezing in her stalled vehicle. Interest grows between the two, they work through their cultural differences and with the support of common friends their relationship results in a marriage in India and home in Mississauga. Challenges are faced as Lucy's father does not accept the inter-racial marriage, and plots to break up the marriage and ensure a permanent return of his daughter to Montreal. The book takes the reader through an exciting journey through India, England, Canada, Lucy's father's plotting, Sameer's traumatic accident and many misunderstandings along the way. The ultimate question becomes whether or not Sameer and Lucy can hold true to their love and overcome the many storms to a future of happiness together.

On The Iron Rails Of The Orient

Author: Kris LeBoutillier
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9789812612175
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From a train line that is no longer operational to the highest train ride in the world, this collection of pictorial essays charts a photographer's journey, often off the beaten tourist track, across four Asian territories. Be captivated by the poignant images of life and activities on board the trains as well as the countryside that surrounds the iron rails.

How Not To Teach

Author: Mr Read
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441197052
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 If you thought reading Gervaise Phinn was like drinking a warm cup of tea this book will knock you over with the force of a vodka slammer. Mr Read survives the nightmare of planning, Ofsted and an incompetent head ... He also takes the class to Ireland, the House of Commons and wins a film award. We guarantee Christmas Lights, The School Trip and Stressbusters will make you laugh out loud. A searing indictment of our joyless, exam ridden primary curriculum... 'it will take a bareknuckle fight to save its soul.' Down-to-earth and outrageously funny, this guide will prove essential reading for all teachers everywhere.