Brillat-Savarin

Brillat-Savarin

(French brijasavarɛ̃)
n
(Biography) Anthelme (ɑ̃tɛlm). 1755–1826, French lawyer and gourmet; author of Physiologie du Goût (1825)
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Bril•lat-Sa•va•rin

(bri ya sa va ˈrɛ̃)

n.
Anthelme, 1755–1826, French jurist and gastronome.
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He flung words of scorn at Lucullus and piled invectives upon Brillat-Savarin.
Only by considering all the evidence, from Brillat-Savarin via Banting, Ebstein, and Osler, to von Noorden and Reaven and on to Astley and her colleagues, are we ever likely to come to the correct conclusion.
Cheese, traditionally named for a place of origin " Brie, Stilton, with the occasional Jack or Brillat-Savarin muscling in " now often broadcasts its inherently feminine constitution.
Spinning Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin's famous saying, "tell me what you eat and I shall tell you what you are," Shapiro reveals the lives and times of these women through the food they ate.
We'll have lots of Brillat-Savarin and D'lice de Burgogne with candles in them like cakes.
This was just one of a number of gems of culinary wisdom that make up the text of Jean Francaix's extraordinary Ode a la gastronomie: a 20 minute a capella hymn to gluttony based on texts by French foodie extraordinaire Brillat-Savarin and set to music that swung from parodies of Chopin and mock-triumphant climaxes to passages that sounded like something you might hear from a Gallic equivalent of the Swingle Singers.
Na obra classica de Brillat-Savarin, "La Physiologie du gout", estao indicadas quatro causas principais para esse problema: (a) a natureza ou "disposicao" dos individuos, ou a predestinacao do organismo a produzir uma quantidade maior de gordura, o que hoje chamariamos de predisposicoes geneticas; (b) a ausencia de atividades fisicas ou pouco exercicio, propondo o aumento do gasto energetico para restabelecer o equilibrio; (c) os excessos ao comer e a ma alimentacao ou o uso de produtos que propiciam o ganho de peso; (d) o uso excessivo das farinhas que o homem usa em sua base de alimentacao diaria.
Key to the concern is the quote from Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, the early nineteenth-century progenitor of modern gastronomy: "Tell me what you eat, and I shall tell you what you are."
The next step is to "merge human sciences with 'hard' sciences to reach a truly interdisciplinary knowledge of food -- following the Brillat-Savarin definition of gastronomy as 'the knowledge of all that relates to man as he eats,'" said Lavelle.