Gourmands Through The Ages: ‘A History Of Food In 100 Recipes’ : The Salt : NPR

From ancient Egyptian bakers to Gordon Ramsay, every era has its foodies. And without them, the history of food would be pretty darn boring, says William Sitwell. His new book chronicles how these epicures shaped our palates, and the recipes they left behind.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/06/20/193583621/gourmands-through-the-ages-a-history-of-food-in-100-recipes