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Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach Giles MacDonogh

Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach

Giles MacDonogh

Published August 1st 1993
ISBN : 9781566630283
Hardcover
256 pages
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The first full and authoritative biography of the father of gastronomy. MacDonogh not only chronicles Brillats many pursuits, he also presents a fascinating picture of provincial France under the ancien regime and the dangerous years that followedMoreThe first full and authoritative biography of the father of gastronomy. MacDonogh not only chronicles Brillats many pursuits, he also presents a fascinating picture of provincial France under the ancien regime and the dangerous years that followed its fall. The world of revolutionaries and gourmets explored with elegance and scholarship.--Observer