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The people's chef : Alexis Soyer, a life in 7 courses

Author: Ruth Brandon
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary life of the first celebrity chef, Alexis Soyer, who was the toast of London society in the 19th century. During the first half of the nineteenth century, Alexis Soyer, a Frenchman,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alexis Soyer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Brandon
ISBN: 0470869917 9780470869918 0470869925 9780470869925
OCLC Number: 59267544
Description: 256 pages
Contents: List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. The Menu. 1: The Soup. 2: The Fish. 3: The Hors d Oeuvres. 4: Releve: Mutton Cutlets Reform. 5: Entree Chaude: Famine Soup. 6: Roast: Quail a la Symposium. 7: Entremets: Turkish Delights. 8: Coffee. Soyer Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Ruth Brandon.

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a fascinating biography and social history. (Olive, May 2004) Brandon s colourful details will give the book lively appeal to a wide range of social historians (Times Literary Supplement, Read more...

 
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