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    The Menu: Memorable Meals from Escoffier at the Ritz to a Suffragettes’ Victory Dinner etc

    A curated collection of memorable meals from the last 200 years. With a preface by food historian Polly Russell, and endorsements from Bee Wilson, Pen Vogler and Heston Blumenthal, this book is ideal for lovers of cultural history, folks who are nosey, and those who enjoy the unexpected. From the historically significant to the unexpected, discover:

    • What was eaten at the first Nobel Prize dinner
    • Barack Obama’s inauguration dinner choices 
    • How the first food was eaten on the moon
    • Who hosted the original Presidential cheese party
    • Why the first pre-made sandwich was so significant - What sort of inflight grub was served up at supersonic speeds onboard Concorde
    • Step in time to dinner dances at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom
    • And delight in Elvis and Priscilla’s wedding breakfast 

    Author: Eve Marleau

    Brand: British Library Publishing

    Number of pages: 224 pages, with 100+ colour illustrations

    Binding: Hardback

    Dimensions: 246 x 170 mm

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