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Cooking for kings : the life of Antonin Carême, the first celebrity chef / Ian Kelly.

Title
Cooking for kings : the life of Antonin Carême, the first celebrity chef / Ian Kelly.
Author
Kelly, Ian, 1966-
Publication
New York : Walker & Company, 2003.

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Description
301 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical referenes and index.
Contents
1. A feast for epicures -- 2. Pastry boy -- 3. Breakfast at Talleyrand's -- 4. Gastronomy : a cult in want of a priest -- 5. Chateau Valencay : a year in the Loire -- 6. Napoleon's wedding cake -- 7. The Russian in Paris -- 8. The cook, his book, his wife and his lover -- 9. The Brighton pavilion -- 10. Viennoiserie -- 11. The winter palace -- 12. Right good judges and right good stuffers' -- 13. Chateau Rothschild -- 14. Last orders -- 15. Epilogue -- From the recipe books of Antonin Careme.
ISBN
0802714366 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2004041900
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries