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Gastronomy as a fine art, or, The science of good living by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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Statementa translation...by R.E. Anderson.
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Open LibraryOL13879316M

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Gastronomy as a Fine Art Or, The Science of Good Living. Author: Brillat-Savarin; Anderson, R. E. Title: Gastronomy as a Fine Art Or, The Science of Good Living Publication: New York: Scribner and Welford, Description: 8vo. xxxviii,pp. Seller Rating: % positive.   Gastronomy as a Fine Art: Or, The Science of Good Living. A Translation of Item PreviewPages: Gastronomy as a fine art: or, The Science of good living. A translation of the "Physiologie du goût" of Brillat-Savarin. New York: Scribner and Welford, Hardcover. Good. Item # 8vo. xxxviii,pp. Publisher's blue cloth blocked in black and gilt. Yellow coated endpapers. Cloth well worn and soiled, especially the corners, spine tips and spine; rear inner hinge cracked; else a good copy with a very good textblock.

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  Gastronomy is the study of the relationship between food and culture, art of preparing and serving rich or delicate and appetizing food, a style of cooking of particular region, and the science of good eating. For the first time, Sustainable Gastronomy Day, as designated by the UN, is being celebrated around the world. The Principle Of Gastronomy. Gastronomy is the study of food and culture, with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine. Modern gastronomy has its roots in several French texts published in the s, but the idea of relating food, science, society, and the arts has been around much longer. Gastronomy as a fine art; or, The Science of good living, a translation of the "Physiologie du goût" of Brillat-Savarin By Brillat-Savarin and R. E. Anderson.   Most dictionaries define gastronomy in terms of the art and/or science of good/delicate eating. This focus on art and science translates, in a practical sense, as skill and knowledge, which neatly connects with the origins of the term. As far as is known, the earliest use of the word ‘gastronomy’ was in ancient Greece.