Foto dell'editore

Cooking for Kings: The Life of the First Celebrity Chef Antonin Careme

Kelly, Ian

Editore: Short Books Ltd, 2004
ISBN 10: 1904095933 / ISBN 13: 9781904095934
Usato / Quantità: 1
Da Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 80,08
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 5,91
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti

Libro

Dati bibliografici


Titolo: Cooking for Kings: The Life of the First ...

Casa editrice: Short Books Ltd

Data di pubblicazione: 2004

Condizione libro: very good

Descrizione:

Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9781904095934-3

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,61 valutazione media
(183 valutazioni)

Riassunto: A unique feast of biography and Regency cookbook, Cooking for Kings takes us on a chef's tour of the royal pleasure-palaces of Britain and Europe in the ultimate age of culinary indulgence. Drawing on the patissier royal's rich memoirs, Ian Kelly traces Careme's meteoric rise from orphan of the French Revolution to international celebrity, and provides a dramatic below-stairs perspective on one of the most momentous, and sensuous, periods of European history - First Empire Paris, Georgian England, and the Russia of War and Peace. Careme had an unfailing ability to cook for the right people at the right place at the right time. If, as his colleague Brillat-Savarin had it, 'we are what we eat', then he knew the great men of his era better than any. He knew the favourite dishes of George IV, the Rothschilds and the Romanovs; he knew Napoleon's fast food requirements, why Empress Josephine suffered halitosis and how to curry favour with the 'Prince of Whales'. At the same time his recipes - now the classics of French cuisine, created for the gourmet-kings and queens for whom he worked - can bring the very taste and smell of the early 19th century alive.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Nearfine Books
Indirizzo: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 13 giugno 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.


Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Descrizione libreria: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.