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Cooking Up History : Chefs of the Past (Paperback) (Emma Kay)

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This book is an account of history’s most forgotten cooks, from chefs Louis Eustache Ude, Charles Francatelli and Alexis Soyer, to American cooks. It includes Hercules, George Washington’s black enslaved American chef, George Speck, credited with the invention of the potato chip, Fannie Merritt Farmer of the Boston Cooking-School Cookbook fame, Charles Ranhofer of Delmonico’s, New York, and Amelia Simmons whose American Cookery is the first cookbook on American culture in the kitchen, including the first ‘koekje’ or ‘cookie’ recipe.

Emma Kayis the author of two previous books, Dining with the Georgians (2014) and Dining with the Victorians(2015).

Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Emma Kay
Language: English
Street Date: September 12, 2017
TCIN: 51775022
UPC: 9781909248533
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-1017
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