This encyclopaedia illustrates the history of food through the ages. We discover that in Antiquity, people loved meats that had been hung and dried, that Egyptians adored bread and Romans found the Gauls’ salted meat delicious… Because food… Read more products, spices and recipes travel, changing eating and social habits. The introduction of certain exotic products to Europe, such as coffee and chocolate, is simultaneous with the birth of « literary salons » in the 18th century; cutlery becomes refined with certain types of plates, forks and glasses; the creation of restaurants follows the development of towns in the 19th century, resulting in fast-foods a century later… All the ingredients of a delicious, well-seasoned voyage through the ages are assembled here, in pictures.
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