An extraordinarily photographed culinary travel book featuring profiles of the stewards of the world's traditional foodways—farming, fishing, and herding methods—along with 40 recipes.
James Beard Award-winning journalist Shane Mitchell and photographer James Fisher have traveled the world on assignment for food and travel publications such as Travel + Leisure and Saveur. Along the way, they have encountered the fascinating people who are keeping some of the world's oldest food traditions alive, such as taro farmers in Hawaii who have never left the islands, Maasai warriors in Kenya, and Icelandic shepherds who still use the techniques of their Viking ancestors. Full of compelling photography from far-flung locations, Far Afield profiles these people, sharing their unique and captivating stories along with forty recipes.
If there's one thing that can tell you a lot about a culture, it's food. Not just food, though, but the entirety of traditions surrounding food: the order of service, the cutlery (or lack thereof) , the conversation, the stories behind the…Read Review
In a world that seems fraught with anger, war and ignorance, Mitchellâ€™s book becomes more than a culinary travelogue, it becomes a way for humans to celebrate the things they have in common; family, home and good food. Each country…Read Review
This book is enough to satisfy the wanderlust in all of us along with filling ones…Read Review