Food, Cookery, and Dining in Ancient Times: Alexis Soyer's Pantropheon
Enlightening account of the many different aspects of food and its preparation by the ancient Greeks, Romans, Assyrians, Egyptians, and Jews covers a wide array of subjects: the mythological origin of specific foods; agricultural, milling, and marketing practices; treatment of dinner guests; descriptions of seasonings, pastries, and exotic dishes; more. 38 black-and-white illustrations.
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