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By Paul Janssens, Siger Zeischka

Presenting a rare glimpse into the eating rooms of Belgian the Aristocracy from the center a while to trendy occasions, experts within the box talk about gastronomy and festive tradition in a ancient and sociological context. This lovely paintings offers insights into either the culinary proclivities and table manors of those epic gourmands, answering such questions as What used to be the day-by-day menu of the dukes of Burgundy? What was once at the back of the sudden enthusiasm for saltwater fish within the seventeenth century? and Why have been unique cakes so renowned in the 19th century? A beneficial addition to the old research of Belgian Noblemen and the ruling elite, this bilingual collection—presented in either English and French—creates a perfectly wealthy portrait of the previous, from the dukes of Burgundy to Belgian royalty.

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The Dining Nobility: From the Burgundian Dukes to the Belgian Royalty

Featuring a rare glimpse into the eating rooms of Belgian the Aristocracy from the center a while to trendy instances, experts within the box talk about gastronomy and festive tradition in a historic and sociological context. This attractive paintings presents insights into either the culinary proclivities and table manors of those epic gourmands, answering such questions as What used to be the day-by-day menu of the dukes of Burgundy?

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However, if Lancelot is to be trusted, as in the recipe cited above, beer was the more typical cooking medium. In fact Nonnius’ entire opinion of fish runs counter to standard medical theory. This is best illustrated in a work which may very well have been an answer to Ichtyophagia, published only a decade later in Antwerp. It is the ΚΡΕΩΦΑΓΙΑ sive de esu carn iu m by Petrus Castellanus, a Greek professor and physician at Leuven. In it he argues that only meat can serve as an ideal form of nutrition.

1458)’, Bibliothèque de l’Ecole des Chartes, 1980, p. 49). 8 Cf. L. PLOUVIER, L’Europe à table, Bruxelles, 2003, T I, p. 114 et s. 9 M. , p. 113. 10 Ministère de la culture française, La gastronomie populaire en Wallonie, 11 Dans sa réédition du Nyeuwen Coock Boek de l’Anversois Vorselman (dont Bruxelles, 1978, pp. 87-8. l’editio princep s date de 1556 ), Wiesbaden, 1971, p. 62. qxd 12-02-2008 13:01 Pagina 32 Le manuscrit 15 qui donne le plus grand nombre de recettes de tartes aux pommes supprime toutefois les oignons.

La littérature franco-bourguignonne donne plusieurs recettes de “crèmes liquides”. Bourgogne. Le comte/duc de Savoie se familiarise ainsi avec les fastueux rites épulaires des Valois. De retour sur ses terres il les inculque à son bon Chiquart. Le prince savoyard invite d’ailleurs le Hardi, “le plus puissant seigneur du monde entier” à venir apprécier les talents de son maître-queux lors d’un magnifique festin donné en 1403. Au cours de celui-ci sont servis plusieurs “entremets” sortis manifestement des laboratoires franco-bourguignons.

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