The Resource On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta, Jen Lin-Liu, (electronic resource)

On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta, Jen Lin-Liu, (electronic resource)

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On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta
Title
On the noodle road
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from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta
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Jen Lin-Liu
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Language
eng
Summary
Feasting her way through an Italian honeymoon, Jen Lin-Liu was struck by culinary echoes of the delicacies she ate and cooked back in China, where she'd lived for more than a decade. Who really invented the noodle? she wondered, like many before her. But also: How had food and culture moved along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route linking Asia to Europe-and what could still be felt of those long-ago migrations? With her new husband's blessing, she set out to discover the connections, both historical and personal, eating a path through western China and on into Central Asia, Iran, Turkey, and across the Mediterranean. The journey takes Lin-Liu into the private kitchens where the headscarves come off and women not only knead and simmer but also confess and confide. The thin rounds of dough stuffed with meat that are dumplings in Beijing evolve into manti in Turkey-their tiny size the measure of a bride's worth-and end as tortellini in Italy. And as she stirs and samples, listening to the women talk about their lives and longings, Lin-Liu gains a new appreciation of her own marriage, learning to savor the sweetness of love freely chosen
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Midwest
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Lin-Liu, Jen
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other
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Read by Coleen Marlo
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  • Marlo, Coleen
  • hoopla digital
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  • Cooking (Pasta)
  • Cooking
  • Food
  • Food habits
  • Silk Road
  • Silk Road
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adult
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On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta, Jen Lin-Liu, (electronic resource)
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MWT11412095
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 42 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781452695600
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11412095
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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11412095
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome with love and pasta, Jen Lin-Liu, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11412095
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 42 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452695600
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11412095
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11412095
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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