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The Cookbook That Changed the World: The Origins of Modern Cuisine

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French cooking enjoys a reputation as the most refined and sophisticated type of cuisine in the world. But, to what do we owe this awesome and enduring reputation of French food? And how did the French become the supreme arbiters of Western cooking? In a book full of fresh lore about the history of cookery, T. Sarah Peterson reconstructs the seventeenth-century revolution in French cooking that explains why we eat as we do. In 1651 in Paris, the unknown cook, Francois Pierre de la Varenne published "Le Cuisinier Francois", ...

The Cookbook That Changed the World: The Origins of Modern Cuisine 2006, NPI Media Group, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752440262

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