Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage

 

The Well-Appointed Table
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Urbain Dubois (1818-1901) was a celebrated chef who cooked for the Rothschild family and for prince Orloff of Russia, among others. He produced eight cookbooks, many of which were translated into English and sold in America and England.

The French menus and table settings reproduced in this English translation of Urbain’s work gave ambitious hostesses a chance to mimic the elegant manners and cuisine of France.

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Urbain Dubois. The Household Cookery-Book: Practical and Elementary Methods. London: Longmans, Green, 1871.
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