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A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment

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"A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, in the delicious tradition of Anthony Bourdain, Peter Mayle, and Pamela Druckerman"--

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 394.12 HEN (Text)
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020 . ‡a9781620972519 ‡q(hc : alk. paper)
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1001 . ‡aHenaut, Stéphane, ‡eauthor.
24512. ‡aA bite-sized history of France : ‡bgastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment / ‡cStéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell.
264 1. ‡aNew York, NY : ‡bNew Press, ‡c2018.
300 . ‡aix, 333 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c22 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 291-319) and index.
5050 . ‡aOur ancestors, the Gauls -- The virgin of the kidney -- Barbarians at the plate -- Ode to gluttony -- Left behind : the goats of Poitou -- The sweetest king -- They came from the sea -- Feudal fare -- Of monks and men -- Fighting for plums -- The wine that got away -- The vegetarian heresy -- A papal red -- The white gold of Guérande -- Legacy of a black prince -- The vinegar of the four thieves -- The cheese of emperors and mad kings -- La dame de beauté and the mushroom mystery -- Fruits of the Renaissance -- The mother sauces -- Conquest and chocolate -- The culinary contributions of Madame Serpent -- A chicken in every pot -- The chestnut insurgency -- The bitter roots of sugar -- The liquor of the gods -- The crescent controversy -- War and peas -- The Devil's wine -- An enlightened approach to food -- Revolution in the cafés -- Pain d'égalité -- The potato propagandist -- The pyramid provocation -- The man who abolished the seasons -- The fifth crêpe -- The king of cheeses -- A revolutionary banquet -- The end of the oyster express -- Revelation in a bottle -- The curse of the green fairy -- Siege gastronomy -- The peanut patrimony -- Gastronomads on the sun road -- A friend in difficult hours -- A mutiny and a laughing cow -- "Bread, peace, and liberty" : the socialist baguette -- Couscous : the assimilation (or not) of empire -- The forgotten vegetables -- Canon Kir joins the resistance -- France and the United States : from liberation to exasperation -- Conclusion.
520 . ‡a"A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, in the delicious tradition of Anthony Bourdain, Peter Mayle, and Pamela Druckerman"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
650 0. ‡aGastronomy ‡zFrance ‡xHistory.
650 0. ‡aFood habits ‡zFrance ‡xHistory.
650 0. ‡aDinners and dining ‡xPolitical aspects ‡zFrance ‡xHistory.
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650 7. ‡aGastronomy. ‡2fast
651 7. ‡aFrance. ‡2fast
655 7. ‡aHistory. ‡2fast
7001 . ‡aMitchell, Jeni, ‡eauthor.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡aon1038043654 ‡bOCoLC ‡c616143 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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