So what revolution could that be? Take a look at the instruments on the right side of our illustrious townsman, Denis Papin, who invented the pressure cooker in 1679 under the name of digesteur, which most certainly caused a revolution in French cuisine a couple of centuries later! To find out how other bloggers interpreted the City Photo Photo Theme Day this month, click here.
De quelle révolution s’agit-il ? Regardez bien les instruments à la droite de notre illustre Denis Papin, l’inventeur de la cocotte minute en 1679, connue sous le nom de digesteur, qui a très certainement révolutionner la cuisine française quelques siècles plus tard ! Pour savoir comment d’autres bloggeurs ont interprété le thème de City Daily Photo ce mois-ci, cliquez ici.
10 replies on “CDP Theme Day – Revolution in French Cuisine”
An impressive vantage point!
Aha….my mother was the master of the pressure cooker. She made an outstanding pot roast.
Reminds me of when we tried to cook tamales in a pressure cooker … caught the kitchen on fire (smile)
What a clever choice! I would never have thought of him and the pressure cooker, but you are absolutely right.
I’m visualizing you precariously balancing out on the peak of the roof to capture this shot. Your theme choice is brilliant!
Une révolution qui dure
What could be more important!!!
What could be more important??? But of course, I am French.
Nicely done! I have learned something.
@William – it is, isn’t it?
@Sharon – every French home used to have them but they’ve been superceded by the micro-wave!
@Denton – that’s why my (Australian) mother never had one: she was too afraid of accidents!
@Susan – that’s probably one of the frist things I heard about Blois
@Stuart – ah ha! I’ll let you keep imagining my devotion to photography until you find the vantage point in Blois from which I took the photo
@Bergon – oui, mais comme j’ai dit à Sharon, le micro-onde semble l’avoir remplacée …
@Rob – For the French, cuisine is probably the most important thing in the world!
@Lauren – Oh, I’m delighted!