Travels in Search of the Ice Cream OrchidBook - 2004
A thrilling journey from Mexico to Madagascar, Vanilla is the fascinating story of nature's most exotic and sensual plant and how it produces the world's most popular flavor. From the islands of Tahiti to the botanical gardens of London and Paris, Ecott traces the story of the vanilla plant and its secretive trade, from the golden cups of Aztec emperors to the ice-cream dishes of U.S. presidents. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2004
Branch Call Number: 633.82 ECO
Characteristics: xx, 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm