A History of Cookbooks: From Kitchen to Page over Seven by Henry Notaker

By Henry Notaker

A historical past of Cookbooks offers a sweeping literary and old evaluate of the cookbook style, exploring its improvement as part of nutrition tradition starting within the past due heart a while. learning cookbooks from a variety of Western cultures and languages, Henry Notaker lines the transformation of recipes from short notes with constituents into targeted recipes with a particular constitution, grammar, and vocabulary. additionally, he unearths that cookbooks cross a long way past delivering recipes: they let us know greatly approximately meals, morals, manners, heritage, and menus whereas usually offering exciting reflections and commentaries. This leading edge ebook demonstrates that cookbooks symbolize an attractive and significant department of nonfiction literature.

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