Dinners with Famous Women: From Cleopatra to Indira Gandhi

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iUniverse, 2004 - Cooking - 438 pages
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Dinners With Famous Women is a culinary history cookbook with a different twist-women from different centuries recount the meals of their time. Enjoy dinner with Cleopatra, Annie Oakley, and Mata Hari as each famous woman describes the food of her generation.

Each chapter provides a menu and recipes for a succulent dinner inspired by these women of antiquity. Learn about a meal Anne Boleyn relished at Hampton Court with Henry VIII, eat a meal with Emily Dickinson, and celebrate Passover with Emma Goldman. In Dinners With Famous Women, culinary history becomes an exciting part of the cooking experience.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
44
Chapter 3
104
Chapter 4
163
Chapter 5
248
Mary Pickford
320
Gala Dali
328
GoldaMeir
335
Frida Kahlo
343
Josephine Baker
352
Carmen Miranda
358
Indira Gandhi
366
Chapter 6
375
Bibliography
383
Index
389
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About the author (2004)

Van Vliet has a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Classical Archaeology. She has also been studying Culinary History for many years.

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