By Charles Lamb
A rapturous appreciation of red meat crackling, a touching description of hungry London chimney sweeps, a dialogue of the unusual excitement of consuming pineapple and a meditation at the delights of Christmas feasting are only a number of the topics of those own, playful writings from early nineteenth-century essayist Charles Lamb.
Exploring the fun of nutrition and in addition our advanced social dating with it, those essays are by means of turns sensuous, mischievous, lyrical and self-mocking. jam-packed with a feeling of starvation, they're one of the most interesting and nuanced works ever written approximately consuming, ingesting and urge for food.
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Joseph Delteil, La cuisine paléolithique (1964; reprint, Montpellier: Arléa/Presses de Languedoc, 1990), 15, 19, 21. 4. Michel Bras, Le livre de Michel Bras (Rodez: Editions de Rouergue, 1991). 5. Jean-François Revel, Un festin en paroles: Histoire littéraire de la sensibilité gastronomique de l’Antiquité à nos jours, rev. ed. (Paris: Editions Suger, 1985), 21. 6. For a discussion of one such reactionary myth in the context of the discourse of regionalist cooking, see my “The Ideology of the Pot-au-feu,” in Allen S.
One begins to understand that all true gastronomy, like all metaphysics after Nietzsche, can be written only in the ﬁrst-person singular. Such enchanting, oneiric moods still grace certain secluded country inns, archetypal locales for dishes that both induce reverie and remain close to their earth. For example, the chef Régis Marcon’s L’Auberge des Cimes, at the town with the unlikely and suggestive name of Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid in the depths of the Haute-Loire, offers such produce culled from the surrounding woods: tuile de noisette aux grenouilles et aux mousserons, crème d’orties (hazelnut wafer with baby frogs’ legs and fairy-ring mushrooms, with a cream of nettle sauce) harmonizes local forest ﬂavors with great delicacy, ideally set to the counterpoint of a simple, spicy wine such as syrah de l’Ardèche.
A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig & Other Essays (Penguin Great Food) by Charles Lamb