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Les Quinze Livres d’Athénée : French Culinary Culture in the Making

Priscilla Ferguson

Ferguson, Priscilla, "Les Quinze Livres d’Athénée : French Culinary Culture in the Making", dans Cahiers du XVIIe siècle, 2004, vol. IX, 1.

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As someone who inhabits 19th-century France, I venture forth in the land of 17th-century studies as a tourist, appreciative of the welcome in foreign lands and marveling at things that you natives have known forever. Like many tourists, I have organized my trip around food as a means of cultural participation as well as nutritional survival. We culinary tourists undoubtedly eat to live, but mostly, we eat to understand.

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