19050 TOKLAS , Alice B.:
AROMAS AND FLAVOURS OF PAST AND PRESENT.
Introduction and Comments by Poppy Cannon.
Michael Joseph, London,1959.
First Edition.8vo. pp.219. Owners name else Very Good hardcover in Very Good price clipped dust jacket.
Here is a book of more than 200 recipes.some simple,some elaborate but none hackneyed.Gertrude Stein wrote and talked Alice B Toklas cooked and talked. They were gourmets and this book takes you through part of that journey They lived in Paris in the extraordinary period when amongst their intimate friends were Picasso, Matisse & Gris and her cooking was considered as important as the conversation and art.