Gusto: Essential Writings in Nineteenth-Century Gastronomy

Gusto: Essential Writings in Nineteenth-Century Gastronomy

by Denise Gigante
     
 

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415970938
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1Alexandre Balthazar Laurent Grimod de la Reyniere (1758-1837) : in English translation by Michael Garval1
From The gourmand's almanac (1803-12)4
From The host's manual (1808)40
2William Kitchiner (1775[?]-1827)57
From The cook's oracle (1817)59
From Peptic precepts (1821)70
3Launcelot Sturgeon (pseudonym)79
From Essays, moral, philosophical, and stomachical (1822)83
4Charles Lamb (1775-1834)127
A dissertation upon roast pig (1823)129
Grace before meat (1823)134
5Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)141
From Physiologie du Gout (1826)144
6Dick Humelbergius Secundus (pseudonym)175
From Apician morsels (1829)179
7Thomas Walker (1784-1836)205
From Aristology, or the art of dining (1835)207
8William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-68)223
From The book of snobs (1847)224
9The Alderman (pseudonym)233
From The knife and fork (1849)235
10Dining, considered as a fine art (anonymous)243
From Harper's New Monthly Magazine (December 1858)243
11William Blanchard Jerrold (1826-84)255
From The epicure's year book and table companion (1868)256
12Alexandre Dumas (1802-70)263
From Dictionary of cuisine (1873)265
App. AJoseph Berchoux (1760-1839)275
From Gastronomy, or the Bon-vivant's guide (1801)276
App. BSubjects of the frontispieces283
From The gourmand's almanac (1803-12)283

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