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Harvest of the Cold Months: The Social History of Ice

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A survey of the use of ice in cookery takes us on a journey from 1581, where in Florence they put snow in the wine glasses, to that modern phenomenon, the growth of the ice-cream business.
Unknown Binding, 432 pages
Published October 27th 1994 by Not Avail (first published 1994)
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If you like geeky food history lit you'll like this. It's academia-type writing so be warned. That said, I loved it.
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Born Elizabeth Gwynne, she was of mixed English and Irish ancestry, and came from a rather grand background, growing up in the 17th-century Sussex manor house, Wootton Manor. Her parents were Rupert Gwynne, Conservative MP for Eastbourne, and the Hon. Stella Ridley, who came from a distinguished Northumberland family. They had three other daughters.

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