The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michael Krondl

Narrated By: Todd McLaren

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: November 2007

Duration: 10 hours 36 minutes


In this engaging, anecdotal history of food, world conquest, and desire, a chef-turned-journalist tells the story of three legendary cities---Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam---that transformed the globe in the quest for spice.