by Nignon, E.[Edouard]; Courtois, Pierre [illustrator]; Guitry, Sacha [preface]
Paris: L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza, 1933. First Edition. Large Octavo, 443, ; VG; in original brown paper wraps, housed in cream and burgundy chemise and slipcase, cream spine with black lettering; rear half largely uncut; text in French; MW consignment; shelved case 12. All decorative ornaments of this book have been specially designed by Pierre Courtois; Nignon has been recognized by chefs as one of the fathers of modern cuisine. When his restaurant was going through a crisis in World War I, he started writing cookbooks. His most famous, Eulogies of French Cuisine, promoted, among other things, deglazing with water, clear broths, and parsimonious seasoning. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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