Tuck's Reviews > Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste

Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr
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really liked it
bookshelves: europa, wine-and-food

neat bio/foodie fest/history of food movement in usa and taking its cues from france. luke barr is m.f.'s grand nephew and he both got to dig through all her letters and papers and tracked down some of the players in france today. usa is still working on this idea of local, fresh food being better and more sustainable for eating, environment, and economy than factory food. usa bread still sucks, and fast food is ubiquitous. now i gotta go check my beets.
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October 3, 2013 – Shelved
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December 10, 2013 – Shelved as: europa
December 10, 2013 – Shelved as: wine-and-food
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message 1: by Karina (new)

Karina Never heard of this but it looks right up my street. I cannot read enough about Provence which is one of my fave places ever.


Tuck author luke barr is mfk fisher's nephew. has great reaviews on publishers weekly, says these folks in this place/provence changed food eating cooking in usa


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