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Cookery writer, who in 1746 wrote "La Cuisinière Bourgeoise", the first French cookery book aimed at the middle classes. He introduced the premises that the bourgeoise could eat like princes if they had proper pots and pans, went to market every day and knew how to make a good bouillon.
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