Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment / Edition 1

Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment / Edition 1

by Piero Camporesi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 074562197X

ISBN-13: 9780745621975

Pub. Date: 11/09/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This is a concise and elegant account of the eating and drinking habits of the upper classes in the eighteenth century.

Overview

This is a concise and elegant account of the eating and drinking habits of the upper classes in the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745621975
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Science of Savoir Vivre. .

2. The Revenge of the Night.

3. Good Cooks and Skilful Hairdressers.

4. The Purged Century.

5. Heavy and Viscous Meats.

6. The Strange New Adoptions of Listless Gluttony.

7. Ephemeral Decor.

8. A Blissful and Drinkable Eternity.

9. The Botany of the Palate.

10. Perfidious Art.

11. Indian Broth.

12. Mad and Startling Names.

13. Quintessences of Juices.

14. The Lavish Table.

Notes.

Index.

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