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Language: French

Description: The nom de plume of Maurice Edmond Sailland who lived from 1872 to 1956. He was the author of the 32 volume La France Gastronomique and was the founder of the Academy of Gastronomes. He came from Anjou and wrote in praise of its wines and cuisine, developed an interest in regional cuisine. He was also responsible for the development of the restaurant as we know it today.

Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Maine-et-Loire or Anjou in Pays-de-la-Loire

See places: French food and cuisine, Anjou, Maine et Loire, Pays-de-la-Loire

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