Invention of the Modern Cookbook

Invention of the Modern Cookbook

Book - 2010
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This eye-opening history will change the way you read a cookbook or regard a TV chef, making cooking ventures vastly more interesting--and a lot more fun.

* Numerous recipes and quotations from original manuscripts from the 17th and 18th centuries

* A substantial timeline ranging from 1500 to 1800, describing the major events in culinary history

* Dozens of original period prints by well-known artists relating to food, plus images from major culinary texts

* A glossary of foreign and specialized culinary terms

* A selected bibliography including electronic resources to help readers find primary and secondary materials relating to culinary history

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9781598844870
Characteristics: xxxv, 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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