Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef

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Alexis Soyer (1810-1858) was a working-class Frenchman from an unremarkable town north-west of Paris, but his exceptional cooking skills and ebullient personality turned him into Britain's first true celebrity chef. He was the first to publish a succession of best-selling cookbooks - one selling more than a quarter of a million copies, an extraordinary figure for the mid-nineteenth century. He was also the first to produce branded merchandise, including a remarkably ingenious stove that fitted in the pocket and bottled ...

Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef 2018, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781474609425

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Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef 2008, Orion Publishing Group, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780297645627

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Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef 2008, Phoenix House

ISBN-13: 9780753821961

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