Christmas Feasts

By: Sass, Lorna J.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1981 Soft Cover. 83 pp. He has more to do than the ovens in England at Christmas, goes the old Italian saying. The goal of Christmas Feasts is to open those historic oven doors and serve forth rich lore, delicious recipes, and festive menus for preparing five unforgettable Yuletide feasts. In this book culinary historian Lorna J. Sass prepares you for celebrating a Roman Saturnalia (the Pagan precursor of Christmas), a medieval feast, a seventeenth-century banquet, Christmas in the Pudding Age, and a Victorian dinner. The original recipes are given along with modern-day adaptations, and each chapter is highlighted with a discussions of the holiday customs of the period, as well as engaging literary quotations. Illustrations are from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Title: Christmas Feasts

Author: Sass, Lorna J.

Illustrator: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Categories: Cookbooks, Christmas,

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Irene Chalmers Cookbooks, Inc.: 1981

ISBN Number: 0870992813

ISBN Number 13: 9780870992810

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2295403

Keywords: FOOD COOKBOOKS COOK BOOKS COOKING CHRISTMAS FEASTS HOLIDAY HOLIDAYS METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART,