A History of Food

A History of Food

Author(s): Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Print ISBN: 9781405181198

Online ISBN: 9781444305135

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305135

Author Biography

About the Author

Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat is an historian, journalist and writer. She has written for a variety of periodicals in France and published over seventeen books on cuisine, history, and French regional culture. Her books on the Loire and Perigord received commendations from the Academie Française and the Academie du Perigord. Her principal historical interest is in the medieval and renaissance culture of Europe, in particular the domestic economy, food and clothing. She pursues her research in association with the École des Hautes Études.