1. Cambridge World History of Food 
    By Kenneth Kiple. Information on all types of food throughout history; including nutritional and chemical makeup, and impact on cultures and populations.
  2. The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets 
    By Darra Goldstein. A collection of information on pastries, candies, ices, sweet preserves, and other confections throughout history; including their significance to language, art, and health.
  3. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
    From Andrew Smith. Information on the events, inventions, and social movements throughout American history that have had an impact on the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. Includes a bibliography at the end of each entry.