The Pleasures of the Table by George H. Ellwanger

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Author Ellwanger, George H. (George Herman), 1848-1906
LoC No. 02026094
Title The Pleasures of the Table
An Account of Gastronomy from Ancient Days to Present Times. With a History of Its Literature, Schools, and Most Distinguished Artists; Together With Some Special Recipes, and Views Concerning the Aesthetics of Dinners and Dinner-giving
Contents Introductory -- Cookery among the ancients -- With Lucullus and Apicius -- The Renaissance of cookery -- Old English dishes -- L'Almanach des Gourmands -- A German Speisekarte -- The school of Savarin -- From Carême to Dumas -- The cook's confrère -- American vs. English cookery -- At table with the clergy -- Sundry guides to good cheer -- Of sauces -- The spoils of the cover -- Two esculents par excellence -- Sallets and salads -- Sweets to the sweet -- Bibliography.
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Language English
LoC Class TX: Technology: Home economics
Subject Gastronomy
Category Text
EBook-No. 62354
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jun 13, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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