David Downie's A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with PDF

By David Downie

ISBN-10: 1250082935

ISBN-13: 9781250082930

In his trademark witty and informative kind, David Downie embarks on a quest to find “What is it in regards to the heritage of Paris that has made it a nutrients lover’s paradise?” lengthy ahead of Marie Antoinette acknowledged, “Let them devour cake!” (actually, it was once brioche), the Romans of Paris gobbled foie gras, and reside oysters rushed in from the Atlantic; one Medieval cookbook describes a thirty-two half meal that includes hare stew, eel soup, and honeyed wine; over the last nice ceremonial dinner at Versailles a 12 months prior to the Revolution the connoisseur Louis XVI savored thirty-two major dishes and 16 truffles; but, in 1812, Grimod de l. a. Reynière, the daddy of French gastronomy, regaled site visitors with fifty-two classes, fifteen wines, 3 kinds of espresso, and seventeen liqueurs.

Following the contours of background and the geography of town, Downie sweeps readers on an insider’s connoisseur strolling journey of Paris and its environs in A flavor of Paris, revealing the destinations of Roman butcher outlets, vintage Belle Epoque bistros serving diners at the present time and Marie Antoinette’s beautiful vegetable backyard that also provides produce, now not to the unlucky queen, yet to the mythical Alain Ducasse and his trendy eating place contained in the palace of Versailles. alongside the way in which, readers research why the wealthy culinary history of France nonetheless makes Paris the final word arbiter on the planet of food.

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