The Chef at War

The Chef at War

Alexis Soyer

The flamboyant Frenchman Alexis Soyer was once the main popular chef in Victorian England. this is often his vibrant account of his time on the entrance within the Crimean warfare, the place he joined British troops so one can enhance the standard of the foodstuff they have been consuming.

Divulging the secrets and techniques of getting ready stew for one thousand infantrymen, sharing sweetmeats with a Turkish Pacha, and instructing a Highland regiment to prepare dinner together with his pioneering gas-fuelled 'field range' that may be utilized by armies up till the second one international struggle, Soyer offers a vividly stress-free lesson in creating a little move a protracted way.

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