Stealing tea plants from China, sugar powering the British economy, and a curry dish made from iguana. We talk with author and food historian Lizzie Collingham about these topics plus high wine and biscuits. [Ep82]

Show Notes:

Lizzie’s book The Taste of Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

Lizzie’s book Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors

Lizzie’s book Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food

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