A Visual History of Cookery.
by Duncan McCorquodale (9781906155506)

A Visual History of Cookery.
Duncan McCorquodale
Release Date: 20 December 2009
Format: Hardback
Pages: 352
Category: Art Treatments & Subjects
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing
ISBN: 9781906155506
ISBN-10: 190615550X

A Visual History of Cookery provides a comprehensive documentation of the history of cooking through a stunning graphic account of its presentation. The book covers this diverse and fascinating history, discussing its origins through images from Ancient Egypt, Roman and Medieval times, documenting its evolution through famous cooking personalities such as Fanny Craddock and Graham Kerrs The Galloping Gourmet, to the twenty-first centurys culinary renaissance in celebrity chefs. The book also offers a regional and cultural discussion of cookery that is global in scope, assessing the role of food and cookery across a range of different societies. A Visual History of Cookery draws on a variety of exciting and remarkable images, from drawings and paintings to posters and photographyan extraordinary visual catalogue that explores the history and complexity of cookery in all its aspects. The book provides a detailed visual account of the many aspects of cooking, drawing on a versatile and eclectic range of concepts and texts such as Service la Franaise, and Mrs Beetons Cookery Book. Inspiring and exploratory, A Visual History of Cookery is a beautiful and engaging book sure to whet the appetite of food and cookery fans alike. ILLUSTRATIONS 450 colour b/w illustrations *

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