Last edited by Nakree
Thursday, May 21, 2020 | History

1 edition of Longthroat memoirs found in the catalog.

Longthroat memoirs

Yemisi Aribisala

Longthroat memoirs

soups, sex and Nigerian taste buds

by Yemisi Aribisala

  • 75 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food,
  • Nigerian Cooking,
  • Anecdotes

  • About the Edition

    Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation"s top epicurean writer. As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine, it is also a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate. From innovations in soup, fish as aphrodisiac and the powerful seductions of the yam, Longthroat Memoirs examines the complexities, the peculiarities, the meticulousness, and the tactility of Nigerian food. Nigeria has a strong culture of oral storytelling, of myth creation, of imaginative traversing of worlds. Longthroat Memoirs collates some of those stories into an irresistible soup-pot, expressed in the flawless love language of appetite and nourishment. A sensuous testament on why, when and how Nigerians eat the food they love to eat; this book is a welcome addition to the global dining table of ideas.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 340).

    Statementby Yemisi Aribisala
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX725.N54 A75 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 pages, unnumbered page
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942361M
    ISBN 10191111526X
    ISBN 109781911115267
    OCLC/WorldCa966311322

      Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and Nigerian Taste Buds (), by Yemisi Aribisala. This lip-smacking, fact-filled deep dive into Nigerian cuisine also richly explores the country’s culture and. Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation's top epicurean writer. As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine, it is also a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate.

    Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds eBook: Aribisala, Yemisi: : Kindle Store/5(13).   Awarded with the John Avery Award at the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards, The Longthroat Memoirs benefits in its vastness and luscious prose from the time taken by both Aribasala and the volume’s editor, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf of Cassava Press. Speaking at a London event Bakare-Yusuf told me how a significant proportion of the long.

    New York Times best-selling author and James Beard Award winner Samin Nosrat collects the year’s finest writing about food and drink. Best-selling author and winner of numerous awards, Samin Nosrat, selects the year’s top food writing from writers who celebrate the many innovative, comforting, mouthwatering, and culturally rich culinary offerings of our country. Yemisi Aribisala is a Nigerian essayist, writer and food memoirist. Her first book, Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and the Nigerian Taste Buds, won the John Avery Prize at the André Simon Book Awards Here she takes an in-depth look at the wonderful, underestimated art of .


Share this book
You might also like
rhetorician as theologian

rhetorician as theologian

Developments in world oil markets

Developments in world oil markets

Scotts Last Journey

Scotts Last Journey

Irish family history

Irish family history

Vindiciae PriestLeianae

Vindiciae PriestLeianae

Ancient Roman religion.

Ancient Roman religion.

Bethesda; or the house of mercy. A sermon preached in the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, in Newcastle upon Tyne, on Saturday, July 26, 1777, before the governors of the Infirmary, ... By James Scott, ...

Bethesda; or the house of mercy. A sermon preached in the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, in Newcastle upon Tyne, on Saturday, July 26, 1777, before the governors of the Infirmary, ... By James Scott, ...

bedside book of Martin Buxbaum.

bedside book of Martin Buxbaum.

Computer code for scattering from impedance bodies of revolution.

Computer code for scattering from impedance bodies of revolution.

survey of childrens services in Ohio public libraries 1979

survey of childrens services in Ohio public libraries 1979

Epitaph for a lady

Epitaph for a lady

C.R.W. Nevinson

C.R.W. Nevinson

Select list of materials relating to American studies.

Select list of materials relating to American studies.

The New Argonauts

The New Argonauts

The Story of Charlotte the Caterpillar (Hedgerow Tales)

The Story of Charlotte the Caterpillar (Hedgerow Tales)

Longthroat memoirs by Yemisi Aribisala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Beautiful. [edit because I didn't know what to write when I finished this]: Longthroat memoirs is a beautiful & special book whose main concern Longthroat memoirs book Nigerian food, its gastronomic features, and its importance, pertaining to Nigerians and the world at large.

It's a book I'm probably going to read multiple times throughout my life -for reference and for pleasure.4/5. As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of Nigerian food, Longthroat Memoirs is a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate.

From the cultural history of soup, to fish as aphrodisiac and the sensual allure of snails, Longthroat Memoirs explores the complexities, the meticulousness, and the tactile joy of Nigerian gastronomy/5(11). Longthroat Memoirs collates some of those stories into an irresistible soup-pot, expressed in the flawless love language of appetite and nourishment.

A sensuous testament on why, when and how Nigerians eat the food they love to eat; this book is a welcome addition to the global dining table of ideas. Yemisi Aribisala's (Yemisi's Longthroat Memoirs) book "Longthroat Memoirs - Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds" is a stunning piece of literature.

It oozes a confidence only derivable from intimate experimentation with, and love for, the subject matter. Audacious and /5(13). Longthroat Memoirs gathers some of these tales and creates an irresistible stew, guaranteed to amuse the inquisitive mouth and nourish the creative stomach.

A sensuous testament on why, when and Longthroat memoirs book Nigerians eat the food they love to eat; this book is a welcome addition to /5(11). Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds by Yemisi Aribisala (Cassava Republic) was recognised with the John Avery Award at the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards last week Author: Yemisi Aribisala.

Longthroat Memoirs. On 31 OctoberAribisala's debut book of essays was published by Cassava Republic Press in Nigeria. It was titled Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and the Nigerian Taste Buds, a collection of essays exploring "the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine". It Education: University of Wolverhampton, University.

longthroat memoirs Download longthroat memoirs or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get longthroat memoirs book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Longthroat Memoirs (Paperback) Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds.

By Yemisi Aribisala. Cassava Republic Press,pp. Publication Date: Octo The food award’s assessor, food writer and historian Bee Wilson, had nice things to say about the book.

“Longthroat Memoirs by Yemisi Aribisala is a breathtakingly original and fresh piece of food writing, which I found myself not just reading but compulsively re-reading. In her wit and truth telling, Aribisala’s voice reminded me of the. Longthroat Memoirs collates some of those stories into an irresistible soup-pot, expressed in the flawless love language of appetite and nourishment.

Author: Yemisi Aribisala | Print ISBN: | E-Book ISBN: | Format: Flapped Paperback | No. Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation’s top epicurean writer. As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine, it is also a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate.

Longthroat Memoirs collates some of those stories into an irresistible soup-pot, expressed in the flawless love language of appetite and nourishment.

A sensuous testament on why, when and how Nigerians eat the food they love to eat; this book is a welcome addition to the global dining table of ideas.”. In Longthroat Memoirs, Aribisala opens her mouth (or rather takes up her pen) and begins to conjure the “person” of Nigerian food into vivid existence for us.

The book works like a sort of incantation. But the experience of reading it often feels most like a wild road trip. We are delighted to host Yemisi Aribisala, the author of Longthroat Memoirs: Soup, Sex, and Nigerian Tastebuds. Brittle Paper is the first stop in her week-long blog tour publicizing her amazing new book of essay about Nigerian food and culinary culture.

As promised, we have an exclusive peek into the book. Scroll down to read the short excerpt, in which Aribisala makes a surprising discovery. Download Book "Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds" by Author "Yemisi Aribisala" in [PDF] [EPUB].

Original Title ISBN "" published on "--". Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free. Genres: "Africa, African Literature, Autobiography, Cookbooks, Cultural, Food, Food and Drink, Literature.

Longthroat Memoirs gathers some of these tales and creates an irresistible stew, guaranteed to amuse the inquisitive mouth and nourish the creative stomach. A sensuous testament on why, when and how Nigerians eat the food they love to eat; this book is a welcome addition to the global dining table of ideas.

Read "Longthroat Memoirs Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds" by Yemisi Aribisala available from Rakuten Kobo. " Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation's top epi. Thank goodness the awards brought this mightily talented writer and her wonderful book Longthroat Memoirs (it took out the John Avery prize) to our attention.

Through a series of stories told with a bold, quirky, warm and witty voice, Aribisala explores the relationships between food, sex and culture in. Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and Nigerian Taste Buds by Yemisí Aríbisálà, pages, Casava Republic, softcover, $ ().

In food writing now, everything goes, meaning any style and content without limits, so it is impressive to be able to say that Yemisí Aríbisálà’s Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and Nigerian Taste Buds stands out, even stands alone.

Longthroat Memoirs Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds (Book): Aríbisálà, Yemisí: Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation's top epicurean writer.

As well as a mouth-watering appraisal of the cultural politics and erotics of Nigerian cuisine, it is also a series of love letters to the Nigerian palate.Food may be the very reason we wish to travel, and Longthroat Memoirs invites the world to Nigerian foods and culture.

This book heralds a new era when more Africans insist on the individuality.She is renowned for her work in documenting Nigerian food as an entry point to thinking and understanding the culture and society.

Her first book, Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and the Nigerian Taste Buds, won the John Avery Prize at the André Simon Book Awards She currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with her children.