Eat, Drink, and be Merry

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Ivan Day
Philip Wilson Publishers, 2000 - Cooking - 168 pages
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This illustrated work, with contributions from specialists in the fine and decorative arts and the history of food, traces the evolution of British eating habits from the Renaissance to the dawn of the new millennium. Through paintings and recreations of table settings it shows how the main meals of the day have developed over the past four centuries.

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Contents

Preface Acknowledgements
7
Dinner is Served
47
The Great British Breakfast
91
Copyright

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IVAN DAY is a renowned food historian, museums and exhibitions consultant, and historic food educator, cook, and broadcaster in Cumbria, England. His 17th-century farmhouse houses his collection of antique kitchen artifacts and is the setting for courses offered on period food. Day's amazing work and passion are shown on his spectacular website, www.historicfood.com.

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