"Banquetting Stuffe"

"Banquetting Stuffe" : Fare and Social Background of the Tudor and Stuart Banquet

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Describes the history of the fashionable, decorative dessert course known as the banquet, which inspired recipes, literature and even an architectural genre. The text explores its origins in Tudor and Stuart times.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 136 x 212 x 12mm | 258.55g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0748602828
  • 9780748602827

Table of contents

The evolution of the banquet course - some medicinal, culinary and social aspects, C. Anne Wilson; sweet secrets - from occasional recipe to specialized books, the growth of a genre, Lynette Hunter; "rare conceites and strange delightes" - the practical aspects of culinary sculpture, Peter Brears; bowers of bliss - the banquet setting, Jennifer Stead.show more

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