Wheaton, Barbara Savoring the Past : The French Kitchen and Table from 1300 to 1789.
University of Pennsylvania 1983. 0812211464 / 9780812211467 Softcover Good, some wear. Creasing of corners of cover.
In this masterful and charming book, food historian Barbara Ketcham Wheaton takes the reader on a cultural and gastronomical tour of France, from its medieval age to the pre-Revolutionary era. Using a delightful combination of personal correspondence, historical anecdotes, and journal entries, Wheaton effortlessly brings to life the history of the French kitchen and table.