[Sca-cooks] HELP? What makes a good book on Gastronomy?

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Feb 26 15:09:25 PST 2009

Bibliography with footnotes and an index.
Price reflective to the value of the book.
Is it worth as much as $90-$100? Can it possibly be worth more?


Barbara Nostrand wrote:
> Noble Chefs! Greetings from Solveig! What makes a good book on 
> pre-modern Gastronomy? This encompasses: food, recipes, food 
> preparation, food presentation, dining habits, festival calendars, 
> nutrition, ceremony, whatever "rocks your boat". Thank you very much! 
> Your Humble Servant  Solveig Throndardottir Amateur Scholar 

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