A Bite-sized History Of France

by St©phane H©naut
A Bite-sized History Of France
  • ISBN-13: 9781620975473
  • Author(s): St©phane H©naut
  • Subject: Cookery / food & drink etc
  • Publisher: The New Press
  • Imprint: The New Press
  • Publication Date: 27-06-2019
  • Format: p/b

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£12.99
From the cassoulet that won a war to the crepe that doomed Napoleon, from the rebellions sparked by bread and salt to the new cuisines forged by empire, the history of France is intimately entwined with its gastronomic pursuits. A witty exploration of the facts and legends surrounding some of the most popular French foods and wines by a French cheesemonger and an American academic, A Bite-Sized History of France tells the compelling and often surprising story of France from the Roman era to modern times.
About the book

From the cassoulet that won a war to the crepe that doomed Napoleon, from the rebellions sparked by bread and salt to the new cuisines forged by empire, the history of France is intimately entwined with its gastronomic pursuits. A witty exploration of the facts and legends surrounding some of the most popular French foods and wines by a French cheesemonger and an American academic, A Bite-Sized History of France tells the compelling and often surprising story of France from the Roman era to modern times.

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