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Cooking and Eating in Renaissance Italy: From Kitchen to Table

(Rowman & Littlefield Studies in Food and Gastronomy)

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Renaissance Italy s art, literature, and culture continue to fascinate. The domestic life has been examined more in recent years, and this book reveals the preparation, eating, and the sociability of dining in Renaissance Italy. It takes readers behind the scenes to the Renaissance kitchen and dining room, where everyday meals as well as lavish banquets were prepared and c ...more
Kindle Edition, 218 pages
Published December 5th 2014 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published June 1st 2014)
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Lots of useful period detail, a solid comprehensive overview, and very good on citing sources. I can't think anyone would want to read this except as research, but as research it was extremely useful.
Nancy
Jan 22, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was very informative
the only thing I missed
was maybe a few recipes
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Katherine A. McIver received her Ph.D in Renaissance and Baroque art from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1992. She is Professor Emerita of Art History at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

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