From Boiled Beef to Chicken Tikka: 500 Years of Feeding the by Janet Macdonald PDF

By Janet Macdonald

Janet Macdonald, writer of the acclaimed Feeding Nelson's army, now turns her cognizance to meals within the British military during the last centuries. Napoleon's comment 'an military marches on its abdominal' has develop into an over-used cliche. it's a basic assertion and unquestionably actual, yet like many such uncomplicated statements, the reality of what fills that abdominal and the way it truly is supplied is way extra complex.

The extra you consider this topic, the extra questions come to you: what did the British soldier devour: how used to be it cooked? Did it supply a formal vitamin or have been there illnesses from diet and different deficiencies? Did all ranks consume a similar means? Who organised the whole lot? right here then, are the solutions to these questions, with a few insights into the personalities who made a distinction - the unsung heroes of the British army machine.

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