The Seductions of the Palate

Cooking and eating in China


For over 7000 years, cooking and eating in China has contributed to shaping the country's civilization. However, this tradition cannot merely be reduced to daily habits organised around a set of objects. With the passage of time, fascinating and in-depth discoveries have been made regarding the various implications of these tableware traditions


192 pages • 22 x 28 cm • 35 €
Co-published by musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac / Actes Sud 2012
ISBN: 9782330009526