Girona: Joseph Bro, 1770.
Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Item #CAT000094
Contemporary vellum with the remains of ties, a bit discolored, some degradation to pastedowns, binding a little shaken. Wear and staining to the top edge at the start and end, faint discoloration to top margin elsewhere; clean otherwise.(xii), 220, 8. Cagle 1208 (1767 ed.), Oberle 128 (1780 ed.)
Written under a pen name by a Franciscan monk, Nuevo Arte de Cocina was the most popular and widespread of the 18th century Spanish cookbooks, and was widely read and influential in Mexico as well as in Europe. It documents Spanish cuisine before Napoleon when medieval recipes commingled with the modern. He includes a number of recipes for the newly popular tomato, including a method of preserving them in oil. Size: 12mo (duodecimo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000094.