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Cooking The Quintessential Art

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ISBN-10: 0520265947

ISBN-13: 9780520265943

Edition: 2010

Authors: Herv� This, Pierre Gagnaire, M. B. DeBevoise

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List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 5/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

Two Introductions
The Beautiful Is the Good
The Existence of a Culinary Art
Artisanal versus Artistic Cuisine
Tradition and Love
The Question of Nature
The Recognition of a Culinary Art
Classical Ideas of Beauty
The Origin of Beauty
Beauty by Numbers
The Idea of Flavor
Aristotle and Subtlety
Beauty in the Middle Ages
The Path to the Mystical Good
Of Cooking and Cathedrals
Boethius and the Brain
Thomas Aquinas and the Green of the Grass
Drawing Earth Nearer to Heaven
Artistic Creativity Unbound
Medieval Ramifications
The Occult Influence of Aristotle Lives On
The Dawn of the Renaissance
From the Renaissance Onward
The Enlightenment in the West and the East
Nature Overcome
The Present and Future of Cooking
The Many Strands of Modernity
Yesterday
And Tomorrow?
Simplicity and Completeness
The Illusion of the Perfect Bouillon
Notes
Index