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Petits Propos Culinaires 64

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Some of the world’s most adventurous food historians contribute to this thrice-yearly journal of articles and excerpts from works in progress. The emphasis is on plain writing rather than jargon. Among the articles in this issue:

The Name of the Rose again; or, what Happened to Theophrastus On Aphrodisiacs - Andrew Dalby
Review article: The Invention of the Restaurant - Alan Davidson
A collection of Frontispieces from early cookery books
Pictures on Plates - Gay Bilson
A Thousand Years of Ginger in Britain - Brigid Allen
Måltidets Hus, Copenhagen - Jan Krag Jacobsen
Of Apple Pyes a poem by Mr Welsted written in 1704. 

As always, there are book reviews as well. 

Paperback. In English. 

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