The Cookbook That Changed the World

The Cookbook That Changed the World

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In 1651 in Paris, the unknown cook, Francois Pierre de la Varenne published "Le Cuisinier Francois", and changed the course of culinary history. This book aims to reconstruct the seventeenth-century revolution in French cooking that explains why we eat as we do. It reveals how Varenne turned out to be the father of modern cuisine.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 22mm | 421.85g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752440268
  • 9780752440262

About T.Sarah Peterson

T. Sarah Peterson is an independent scholar. She lives in Princeton New Jersey. This is her first book.show more

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