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The Antarctic Book of Cooking And Cleaning

abstract:Anyone who has ventured far away from the city to spend time in the wilderness knows that it takes talent and ingenuity to create a meal and that some of our most vivid and satisfying food experiences are heightened during such travel. Now imagine that your voyage has taken you to the polar region of the planet and your makeshift kitchen must somehow sustain the palates of a consortium of hungry volunteer workers who have joined you from seven nations and four continents for the exclusive purpose of an environmental clean-up project. That is exactly the challenge and the feat accomplished as told in The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning, the story of Wendy Trusler and Carol Divine's "journey through [an] austral summer" to a small island 120 miles off the Antarctic Peninsula.

Part travel log, part cook book and part homage to historic expeditions of the past, this volume will capture your heart and your stomach as you follow the team from concept to completion in a collaborative effort to return the pristine environment of one of the world's last remaining wilderness destinations. People have long held a fascination for the region and past colonial efforts to explore, claim and exploit the region have resulted in some of our most enduring

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August 04, 2015

 

 

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