NAPOLEON'S CHICKEN MARENGO: Creating the Myth of the Emperor's Favourite Dish
This remarkable work tells the story of Chicken Marengo, and cuts through the tangle of myths that has sprung up around it. Supposedly created on the evening of Napoleon's victory at Marengo, the dish rapidly conquered Paris and became a renowned symbol of French haute cuisine. In this volume the author sets the dish in its context, and reveals the truth. Illus.
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