Cooking - History

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In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful Histo...

Stewart Lee Allen

Lust, gluttony, pride, sloth, greed, blasphemy, and anger--the seven deadly sins have all been linked to food. Matching the food to the sin, Stewart Lee Allen's In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Foods offers a high-...

Published: Mar 2003

Da Vinci's Kitchen: A Secret History ...

Dave DeWitt

With wars among the city-states raging in early Renaissance Italy, the enigmatic genius Leonardo da Vinci was producing some of the most lavish theatrical productions and banquets Europe has ever seen in the Sforza Court in Milan, whi...

Published: May 2017

A Square Meal: A Culinary History of ...

Jane Ziegelman

James Beard Foundation Book Award WinnerFrom the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced—the Great Depression—and how ...

Published: Aug 2017
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