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Varenne, Pierre Francois La - The French Cook: Englished by I.D.G., 1653 (Southover Press Historic Cookery & Housekeeping) - 9781870962179 - V9781870962179
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The French Cook: Englished by I.D.G., 1653 (Southover Press Historic Cookery & Housekeeping)

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Description for The French Cook: Englished by I.D.G., 1653 (Southover Press Historic Cookery & Housekeeping) Hardcover. "The French Cook, 1651", is the most important cookery book of the 17th century. It was the first recipe book to receive international acclaim, and European cookery was changed, through its influence, for many centuries to come. Series: Southover Press Historic Cookery & Housekeeping. Num Pages: 280 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 148 x 30. Weight in Grams: 562.
The French Cook, 1651 , is the most important cookery book of the 17th century. It was the first recipe book to receive international acclaim, and European cookery was changed, through its influence, for many centuries to come. This revolutionary recipe book was written by the foremost members of a group of French chefs who wrote for a professional audience in the age of Louis XIV. Little is known of his life or if he himself was responsible for the considerable innovations that appear in his book, but he was certainly the first to write them down. The first translation ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
Series
Southover Press Historic Cookery & Housekeeping
Number of Pages
280
Place of Publication
Lewes, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781870962179
SKU
V9781870962179
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About Varenne, Pierre Francois La
Francois Pierre (de) La Varenne (1618 - 1678), Burgundian by birth, was the author of Le cuisinier francois, the founding text of authentically French cuisine. La Varenne broke with the Italian traditions that had revolutionized medieval French cookery in the 16th century. La Varenne was the foremost member of a group of French chefs, writing for a professional audience, who ... Read more

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