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Savoring the Past: The French Kitchen and Table from 1300 to 1789 by [Barbara Ketcham Wheaton]

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Savoring the Past: The French Kitchen and Table from 1300 to 1789 Kindle Edition

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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. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN : B004DI7T3G
  • Publisher : Atria Books; Reprint edition (18 January 2011)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 10283 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Not Enabled
  • Print length : 368 pages
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable if you are into cooking
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great book for any cook/chef plus all those history buffs
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5.0 out of 5 stars Her knowledge and sense of humor make for a very good read. I already owned a copy and purchased ...
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