Menus that Made History (Hardcover)
 
作者: Alex Johnson 
分類: Social & cultural history ,
Food & society ,
General cookery & recipes  
書城編號: 1561335

原價: HK$238.00
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出版社: Kyle Books
出版日期: 2019/10/08
尺寸: 216x152x18mm
重量: 0.59 kg
ISBN: 9780857835284
 
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Delve into this captivating collection of the world's 100 most iconic menus which reveal not just the story of food but periods of history, famous works of literature, notable events, and celebrity figures from prehistoric times up to the modern day.

Each menu provides an insight into its particular historical moment - from the typical food on offer in a nineteenth-century workhouse to the opulence of George IV's gargantuan coronation dinner. Some menus are linked with a specific and unforgettable event such as The Hindenburg's last flight menu or the variety of meals on offer for First, Second and Third Class passengers on board RMS Titanic, while others give an insight into sport, such as the 1963 FA Cup Final Dinner or transport and travel with the luxury lunch on board the Orient Express. Also included are literary occasions like Charles' Dickens 1868 dinner at Delmonicos in New York as well as the purely fictional and fantastical fare of Ratty's picnic in The Wind in the Willows.

This fascinating miscellany of menus from around the world will educate as well as entertain, delighting both avid foodies and the general reader.

Alex Johnson 作者作品表

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How To Give Your Child A Lifelong Love Of Reading (Hardcover)

First Mapping of America (Paperback)

Menus that Made History (Hardcover)

Shelf Life (Hardcover)

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Book of Book Lists (Paperback)

Improbable Libraries (Hardcover)

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