City Tavern Cookbook Philadelphia
City Tavern Cookbook is a historic cookbook featuring American cuisine from the City Tavern in Philadelphia. Here are 300 recipes from the past.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 392 pages.
Publisher: Running Press
Author: Walter Staib
Description: There is no other place in the entire United States where you can experience authentic early American culinary history and eat the food enjoyed by the country's Founding Fathers. Men like Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and even Benedict Arnold spent many nights discussing the future of this fledgling nation at the City Tavern -- the social, political, and economic center of late-18th century Philadelphia.
In this remarkable collection of more than 300 tempting and easy-to-make recipes, The City Tavern Cookbook delivers a culinary treasury of traditional American favorites, including West Indies pepperpot soup, roasted duckling with chutney, Martha Washington's chocolate mousse cake, and sweet potato and pecan biscuits.
This richly illustrated cookbook features new and revised recipes alongside a wealth of historical information and art that tells the astonishing tale of America's most important tavern. More than just a cookbook, The City Tavern Cookbook is a treasury of American history.
Condition: Good condition.