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Describes the development of five hundred years of French cooking and how it changed and was changed by French society
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In this masterful and charming book, food historian Barbara Ketchum Wheaton takes the reader on a cultural and gastronomical tour of France, from its medieval age to the pre-Revolutionary era. Using a delightful combination of personal correspondence, historical anecdotes, and journal entries, Wheaton effortlessly brings to life the history of the French kitchen and table.About the Author:
Barbara Ketcham Wheaton is a noted food historian, writer, and the honorary curator of the culinary collection at the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute. She is also the coauthor, with Patricia Kelly, of Bibliography of Culinary History: Food Resources in Eastern Massachusetts. She teaches seminars on reading historic cookbooks and enjoys lobsters and champagne whenever the opportunity to do so arises.
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Book Description Scribner, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0684815664
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0684815664 Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Seller Inventory # XM-0684815664