Jeni Mitchell

Jeni Mitchell is a teaching fellow in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. The co-author, with Stéphane Hénaut, of A Bite-Sized History of France (The New Press), she lives in Berlin.

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Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A husband and wife—he is French; she, American—move briskly through the history of France with a picnic basket full of information about the connections between history and gastronomy. The research underlying this account is sturdy and impressive. . . .

Publishers Weekly

A fascinating history of France through food [that is] exceptionally well-researched. This culinary history is a treat for Francophiles.

Books by Jeni Mitchell

A Bite-Sized History of France
Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

Stéphane Hénaut, Jeni Mitchell