"The Finer Cooking Or Dishes For Parties" BOULESTIN, X.M.


[198] pp.

7.5" x 5.5"

Cassell & Company Limited

w/ decorations by J.E. Laboureur

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A charming volume designed to be a guide for the hostess - with recipes, entertaining history, and delightful anecdotes. Xavier Marcel Boulestin (1878-1943) was a restaurateur, chef, and food writer. His London restaurant - The Restaurant Boulestin, was well respected, albeit expensive. Boulestin, who brought French classic food to British cooks became, in a way, a food celebrity. Among those influenced by Boulestin was the English food writer Elizabeth David. The French artist J. E. Laboureur was well known for his etching, lithography, and engraving.

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