- Narrated by: Melissa Miranda
- Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
- Release date: 08-22-23
The Ark of Taste By David S. Shields, Giselle Kennedy Lord AudioBook summary
Explore the heritage foods that give the United States its culinary identity, in this visual encyclopedia, adapted for audio, for curious eaters and gardeners.
The Ark of Taste is a living catalog of our nation’s food heritage preserving treasures passed down for generations—some rare, some endangered, all delicious.
Created by Slow Food USA, the Ark shines light on history, identity, and taste through these unique food products, featuring recipes and the stories of how they reach our tables. In this book, you’ll learn about:
- Carolina Gold rice
- Wellfleet oysters
- Cherokee Purple tomatoes
- Tupelo honey
- The Moon and Stars watermelon
- Black Republican cherries
- Candy Roaster squash, and more
These foods reflect our country’s diversity. By championing them, we keep them in production and on our plates, while promoting a more equitable alternative to industrial agriculture.