Ferran Adria and the National Library of Spain have prepared an exhibition in which it will be possible to see from December 22 to March 13, 2011 the evolution of gastronomy and cuisine from the Middle Ages to the present day.
This will be next Wednesday, December 22, when it opens at National Library of Spain “The kitchen with ink“.
An exhibition of manuscripts, books, magazines, photographs, posters and advertising labels on gastronomy, as well as audiovisual testimonies by some of Spain’s most important chefs.
Organized by the National Library, sponsored by Telefónica, with the invaluable help of chef Ferran Adria, Isabel Moyano, Head of BNE ‘s Press Reservation Service and Carmen Simon Palmer, Researcher at the CSIC Language Institute, “The kitchen with inkIt will show us the importance that food has had in literature from the 14th century to the present day.
In a little over three months we will have the opportunity to find in the exhibition “The kitchen with ink“The importance of the proper use of food in the fight against diseases and epidemics; the emergence of the first hygiene contracts; the various scientific and technical achievements of the 18th century for food growing; the importance of the shapes and behavior of the table; how the customs developed; product innovation; or also how religion has influenced people’s eating habits.
All this will be present in this great exhibition, in which we will also be able to see from the menus of the royal dinner to the Libre de Corch (1490), by the chef of King Ferdinand of Naples, Rupert Nola, considered the first cookbook written in Spain. Undoubtedly the exhibition “The kitchen with ink“It’s going to be a great show where you can really see the importance that cooking has had and still has throughout history. Will you miss it?
Del 22 de diciembre de 2010 al 13 de marzo de 2011 Biblioteca Nacional de España (Pº de Recoletos 20-22 - 28071 Madrid) Horario: Martes a sábados, 10.00-21.00 h. Domingos, 10.00-14.00 h. Lunes, 24, 25, y 31 de diciembre y 1, 5 (desde las 14 horas) y 6 de enero, cerrada.
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