The People's Chef: Alexis Soyer : a Life in Seven Courses
The extraordinary life of the first celebrity chef, Alexis Soyer, who was the toast of London society in the 19th century. During the first half of the nineteenth century, Alexis Soyer, a Frenchman, was the most famous cook -- and one of the most famous men -- in London.
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THE PEOPLE'S CHEF: The Culinary Revolutions of Alexis SoyerUser Review - Kirkus
Brandon serves up the life story of a man who changed the way rich and poor ate.Alexis Soyer cooked for 19th-century England. Moving from France to Blighty as a young man, he cooked at Aston Hall and ... Read full review
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From his humble beginnings as a poor, unconnected undercook in Paris to his meteoric rise to fame as chef of the Reform Club in London in the mid-1800s, the flamboyant Alexis Soyer, whose ideas on ... Read full review