The Appetite and the Eye

The Appetite and the Eye : Visual Aspects of Food and Its Presentation within Their Historic Context

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This illustrated volume examines the ways in which food presentation has been used throughout history to please the eye and enhance the appetite. Contributors trace the significance of the communal meal from medieval to Victorian times.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 12mm | 260g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 074860278X
  • 9780748602780

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Ritual, form and colour in the medieval food tradition, Anne Wilson; from medieval hall to country-house dining room - the furniture and setting for the social meal, Anne Wilson; decorating the Tudor and Stuart table, Peter Brears; keeping up appearances - the genteel art of dining in middle-class Victorian Britain, Dena Attar; appearances can deceive the eye, Lynette Hunter.show more

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