Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste: or meditations on transcendental gastronomy. Everyman Library: New York, USA 2009. 8vo HC 446pp. Indent. (translated by MFK Fisher)
Jean-Anthelme (born Belley, 1755; died Saint-Denis, 1826) was a famous French Magistrate and Gastronome. Exiled during the Revolution, he returned to France in 1797. His book Physiologie du Goût ou Méditations de gastronomie appeared in bookshops just two months before he died.