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(French) De Pomiane, Édouard.  Le Code de la Bonne Chère: 700 Recettes Simples. 

528 pp. Original wrappers bound-in to period half crushed morocco & marbled boards, gilt-lettered & dec. spine. First Edition. Paris: Albin Michel, [1924].

More than 700 healthy French recipes, and advice for making sauces, soups, an the foundations of cooking. Édouard de Pomiane (1875-1964) was a prolific food writer, who also worked as a physician at the Institut Pasteur in Paris. He had a disdain for upper-class elaborate French cuisine. He traveled widely and quite a few of his recipes are from abroad, and his recipes often take pains to demystify cooking by explaining the chemical processes at work. Rubbing to extremities, else very good.



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