Ugly food safety incidents are the topic of Francine L. Shaw’s new book, Who’s Watching the Kitchen? Except not from the point of view of the hapless consumer but of a longtime health inspector and food safety expert.
Produce items are vital parts of high cuisine. But they’re far in the background.
There is a genre of books about food that aren’t much more than a string of fascinating trivia. But usually these books are enjoyable and informative.