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A history of cookbooks

Henry Notaker

A history of cookbooks

from kitchen to page over seven centuries

by Henry Notaker

  • 133 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manners and customs in literature,
  • Cookbooks,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-373) and index.

    StatementHenry Notaker
    SeriesCalifornia studies in food and culture -- 64, California studies in food and culture -- 64.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX723.5.A1 N68 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 384 pages
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928565M
    ISBN 100520294009
    ISBN 109780520294004
    LC Control Number2017009465
    OCLC/WorldCa975365664

      Whether or not you agree with Notaker’s conceit, that what is needed is a school of structural cookbook criticism, A History of Cookbooks offers the ever-delicious reminder that cookbooks remain a form of dynamic and satisfying literature, full of rich and abundant details (the footnotes and bibliography alone make the book a worthwhile read).   Home A history of cookbooks. A history of cookbooks Published J by William Sitwell. It is an extraordinary testament to his recipes that his book is still in print today.

      Febru It was a tough decision choosing the 25 best cookbooks of all time and there was some heated debate over some of the entries. If your favorite cookbook doesn’t appear on this list – we apologize in advance. However, we are absolutely certain that a chef with these 25 books to call on would be able to make amazing meals.   Southern cookbooks were popular during Reconstruction, imagining a world of luxury, abundance and pleasure but leaving out the slaves in favor Author: Max Watman.

    vintage 30s 40s 50s 60s cookbooks, advertising cook book recipe booklets lot Lot of 20+ vintage cook books, booklets, recipe leaflets, s through s. Lots of kitschy cute pictures and retro.   I was contemplating the nature of cookbooks while reading William Sitwell’s new book, “A History of Food in Recipes.” It is an agreeably humorous romp through the history of food.


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