Download e-book for kindle: A History of Cookbooks: From Kitchen to Page over Seven by Henry Notaker

By Henry Notaker

ISBN-10: 0520294009

ISBN-13: 9780520294004

A heritage of Cookbooks presents a sweeping literary and ancient assessment of the cookbook style, exploring its improvement as part of nutrition tradition starting within the overdue center a long time. learning cookbooks from a variety of Western cultures and languages, Henry Notaker strains the transformation of recipes from short notes with materials into particular recipes with a selected constitution, grammar, and vocabulary. additionally, he finds that cookbooks cross a long way past delivering recipes: they let us know very much approximately meals, morals, manners, historical past, and menus whereas frequently offering wonderful reflections and commentaries. This leading edge booklet demonstrates that cookbooks characterize an engaging and critical department of nonfiction literature.

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