It would be a mistake to underestimate cookbooks – the importance of cooking is evidenced by the fact that in France the first collection of recipes was released immediately after the invention of printing, quite a bit inferior to the Bible and other sacred texts. It is no wonder that among the famous authors of works of art were those who directed their talent to the description of kitchen wisdom.
“The lectures of Mr Poof, doctors encyclopedias and other Sciences, about the art of cooking»
Under this title, the readers of the Appendix to the “Literary newspaper” of the 1840s got acquainted with the gastronomic secrets and rules of etiquette in the field of eating. Continue reading