Pies, Påtés, and Pastries: Secrets Old and New of the Art of Cooking
Pies, pâtés, and pastries are the noblest of foods. Their inner life is always a secret, their outer form, a sculpture. No other dishes are so well suited to surprises and culinary amusements. In this enchanting and historically enlightening book, Charlotte Birnbaum traces the life of such delicacies through diverse cultures and traditions. Birnbaum’s wondrous anecdotes of noblemen and farmers alike are woven together, each accompanied by toothsome recipes. Birnbaum’s third book in this delectable series, On The Table, combining art theory and gastronomy!
4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
132 pp / 16 b&w and color
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