Mongols actually did put raw meat under their saddles to “tenderize” it! And fortune cookies–gasp–don’t come from China! My “Rude Dude’s Book of Food” is just out, a humorous, anecdote-filled history of popular foods (hamburgers, chocolate, etc.) tied to the Common Core and intended for upper-elementary/ middle-school students.
, T. M. Rude Dude’s Guide to Food. Familius, 2014.