Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Old cookbook

The other day, Cal and I had gone to buy some books and decided to check out the old bookstore alleys. The ins and outs of those alleys are like a maze! We both felt like rats trying to find our way out! But, I did find a great book. It was a big text book, frayed but in fairly good condition. It is the "Pan American's Complete Round-The-World Cookbook" by Myra Waldo. Its a book of recipes gathered by Pan American Airways from 81 countries they served back in 1962!! Its a wonderful collection of local cocktails and dishes with blurbs about the country and the culinary culture! I love the book and what a great find in such an unexpected place!!