Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine

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French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. Accounting for Taste brings these "accidents" to the surface, illuminating the magic of French cuisine and the mystery behind its historical development. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson explains how the food of France became French cuisine. This momentous culinary journey begins with Ancien Regime cookbooks and ends with twenty-first-century cooking programs. It takes us from Careme, the ...

Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine 2006, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226243245

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Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine 2004, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226243238

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