Dinners with Famous Women

From Cleopatra to Indira Gandhi

by Eugenia R. Van Vliet



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/4/2004

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 455
ISBN : 9780595297290
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 455
ISBN : 9780595750542

About the Book

Dinners With Famous Women is a culinary history cookbook with a different twist-women from different centuries recount the meals of their time. Enjoy dinner with Cleopatra, Annie Oakley, and Mata Hari as each famous woman describes the food of her generation.

Each chapter provides a menu and recipes for a succulent dinner inspired by these women of antiquity. Learn about a meal Anne Boleyn relished at Hampton Court with Henry VIII, eat a meal with Emily Dickinson, and celebrate Passover with Emma Goldman. In Dinners With Famous Women, culinary history becomes an exciting part of the cooking experience.

About the Author

Eugenia Van Vliet holds degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Classical Archeology. After studying Culinary History for many years, she combined her fascination for cooking and creating meals according to ancient recipes with her interest in the women of the past.