Item description for A Visual History of Cookery by Duncan McCorquodale...
A Visual History of Cookery is a review of the visual representation of food historically and globally. The book looks at food throughout the ages, the development of food branding, the culture of celebrity chefs and the stylization of the cookbook. The book is split into sections which explore the culinary traditions from Italy, France, Spain and the USA, with vibrant food photography and illustrations depicting cooking methods, celebrated dishes, eating habits and food festivals. A Visual History of Cookery also takes a look at the iconic branding behind the food we buy and the restaurants we eat in—from McDonalds to the critically acclaimed El Bulli. Alongside features on celebrity chefs including Gordon Ramsay, Delia Smith, Giorgio Locatelli and the fictional Betty Crocker. Visually stunning with contributions from esteemed food writers, chefs and restaurateurs including AA Gill, Ferran Adrià, Anthony Bourdain and Alice Waters, A Visual History of Cookery is a book that all foodies, designers and homemakers will relish.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.75" Width: 8.75" Height: 10" Weight: 4.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 28, 2008
Publisher Black Dog
ISBN 190615550X ISBN13 9781906155506
Availability 0 units.
More About Duncan McCorquodale
Duncan McCorquodale was born in Birmingham, England in 1962. He grew up in England and then Canada, where he pursued his own studies in etching, sculpture and filmmaking. From 1985 to 1989 McCorquodale undertook undergraduate studies in Architecture and Art History at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. From 1989 to 1993 he pursued post-graduate studies in the History and Theory of Architecture at the Architectural Association (AA), London. While at the AA, in 1992, Duncan published his first magazine, ARCH-TEXT. On graduating from the AA in 1993 Duncan began teaching the History and Theory of Architecture to second and third year students at the Bartlett School of Architectcure, London. He also established Black Dog Publishing Limited (BDP) in the same year. He relinquished his teaching post at The Bartlett in 2000 to focus full-time on publishing, developing BDP's now extensive list of titles to include architecture, art, design, music, photography and printmaking.