The Eternal Table: A Cultural History of Food in Rome (Big City Food Biographies) by means of Karima Moyer-Nocchi, Giancarlo Rolandi
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Overview: The Eternal Table: A Cultural History of Food in Rome is the primary concise historical past of the meals, gastronomy, and delicacies of Rome spanning from pre-Roman to fashionable occasions. It is a social historical past of the Eternal City observed during the lens of consuming and feeding, because it complicated over the centuries in a town that fascinates like no different. The historical past of meals in Rome unfolds as a fascinating and enlightening narrative, recounting the human partnership with what was once raised, picked, fished, stuck, slaughtered, cooked, and served, because it was once skilled and perceived alongside the continuum between extra and dearth by means of Romans and the various who handed via.
Like town itself, Rome’s culinary historical past is multi-layered, each vertically and horizontally, from migrant shepherds to the senatorial aristocracy, from the papal courtroom to the go with the flow of pilgrims and Grand Tourists, from the House of Savoy and the Kingdom of Italy to Fascism and the upward thrust of the center categories. The Eternal Table takes the reader on a culinary adventure during the town streets, nation kitchens, banquets, markets, gala’s, osterias, and eating places illuminating but any other aspect of one of the crucial intriguing towns on the earth.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink