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Florent Quellier

Historian

Florent Quellier holds the chair at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) for the modern history of food and is a lecturer on modern history at the Université François-Rabelais in Tours. He is the director of the Tables des Hommes collection, as well as a member of the editorial committee of the multilingual journal Food & History of the European Institute for the History and Cultures of Food (IEHCA).

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29.01.2014 Florent Quellier
Christian leaders declared gluttony a sin in the Middle Ages in order to keep people from indulging their animalistic instincts. Views from this period continue to influence our culinary customs today.
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