Title

How Dessert Became The Bling Course At 18th Century Dinners

Document Type

Other

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

5.9 OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES

Publication Details

RTE Brainstorm, Updated / Monday, 22 Mar 2021 16:00

Abstract

As fans of Bridgerton know, members of the ton in Ireland, like their peers in Hanoverian England, vied with one another in displaying their wealth and fine taste. The dining room provided an ideal setting for this because a wide variety and quantity of luxury foods and wines were presented and consumed there.


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