The Seductions of the Palate

Cooking and eating in China


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For over 7000 years, cooking and eating in China has contributed to shaping the country's civilization. However, this tradition cannot merely be reduced to daily habits organised around a set of objects. With the passage of time, fascinating and in-depth discoveries have been made regarding the various implications of these tableware traditions


192 pages • 22 x 28 cm • 35 €
Co-published by musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac / Actes Sud 2012
ISBN: 9782330009526