A Visual History of Cookery is a review of the visual representation of food historically and globally. The book looks at food throughout the ages, the development of food branding, the culture of celebrity chefs and the stylization of the cookbook. The book is split into sections which explore the culinary traditions from Italy, France, Spain and the USA, with vibrant food photography and illustrations depicting cooking methods, celebrated dishes, eating habits and food festivals. A Visual History of Cookery also takes a look at the iconic branding behind the food we buy and the restaurants we eat in-from McDonalds to the critically acclaimed El Bulli. Alongside features on celebrity chefs including Gordon Ramsay, Delia Smith, Giorgio Locatelli and the fictional Betty Crocker. Visually stunning with contributions from esteemed food writers, chefs and restaurateurs including AA Gill, Ferran Adrià, Anthony Bourdain and Alice Waters, A Visual History of Cookery is a book that all foodies, designers and homemakers will relish.
A visual history of cookery
London : Black Dog, c2009
349 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Branch Call Number:
641.50222 V8346 2009
Includes bibliographical references and index
Cooking History Pictorial works