“First we eat, then we do everything else,” M. F. K. Fisher once said. Beginning with the apertif and finishing with dessert, this is French gastronomy with anecdotes as side dishes. From monarchs to philosophers to gourmets, learn what each contributed to French cuisine as we know it. Secrets of the culinary art will also be revealed. —E.C.
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