In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1892145944
Pastry Paris is a collection of photographs of the world’s most enticing pastries set against the background of one of the world’s most iconic cities. The confections are taken out of their display cases and photographed “on location” at Paris’ best-known sights and everyday streetscapes, illuminating the visual and cultural connections between the city, its architecture, its culture, and its wildly beautiful desserts. Each entry is captioned, and the back of the book serves as a guide to the pâtisseries where each of the pastries is created, with addresses, phone numbers, and métro stops. The quirky, often humorous pairings of desserts and their hometown is a vicarious trip to that delicious city, where art and beauty can be found in everything from doorknobs to petit fours, a city that takes its desserts as seriously as its music, sculpture, and painting.
Julie and Julia
My Year of Cooking Dangerously
Paperback ISBN: 0316013269
Recounts how the author escaped the doldrums of an unpromising career and lackluster Queens apartment by mastering every recipe in Julia Child's 1961 classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, a year-long endeavor of humor and accomplishment that transformed her life. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.
Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking
Paperback ISBN: 0375711856
How many minutes should you cook green beans? Is it better to steam them or to boil them? What are the right proportions for a vinaigrette? How do you skim off fat? What is the perfect way to roast a chicken? Julia Child gave us extensive answers to all these questions—and so many more—in the masterly books she published over the course of her career. But which one do you turn to for which solutions? All the answers are close to hand in this indispensable little volume: the delicious, comforting, essential compendium of Julia’s kitchen wisdom—a book you can’t do without.
Hardcover ISBN: 0847863840
Classic French baking with a twist from one of America's rising star chefs. Drawing on Rory Macdonald's Michelin-starred experience, Bake takes the reader from early morning croissants to late night desserts. Macdonald reveals the secrets behind his renowned cakes and baked treats, which have earned him a place in the top 10 pastry chefs in the U.S. (Dessert Professional). He shows how to master classic recipes, such as doughnuts and éclairs, with easy step-by-step photography and offers new ideas encouraging the reader to experiment with their own combinations and flavors. With over 100 creative new twists on classic French and international pastries, this cookbook illustrates the masterpieces that can be made from the simple combination of flour, milk, butter, eggs, and sugar. Baking is about precision so Macdonald presents the reader with clear detailed instructions to make the perfect tarte tatin or macaron. Next-day recipes are also included. Made too many croissants? Use them for croque monsieur and black truffle and prosciutto croissants, for a lunchtime meal. Each recipe is designed to be foolproof--with detail-oriented instructions that eliminate guesswork, "plan-aheads," ingenious tips, and highlights for success--making delicious perfection within reach for any baker.
Jacques Pepin's Fast Food My Way
Hardcover ISBN: 0618393129
In the companion to a forthcoming PBS series, the master chef applies his skills to simple meals that can be prepared quickly, from Instant Beef Tenderloin Stew to Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Walnuts, that rely on pantry staples and canned goods. 75,000 first printing.
My Life in France
Paperback ISBN: 0307474852
A partial inspiration for the movie Julie & Julia, the memoir begun just months before Child's death describes the legendary food expert's years in Paris, Marseille, and Provence and her journey from a young woman from Pasadena who could not cook or speak any French to the publication of her legendary cookbooks. Movie Tie-In. Simultaneous.
Around My French Table
More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0618875530
In a book with more than 100 full-color photos, a James Beard Award winner offers personable recipes for French home cooking, including a simple roast chicken, a Basque potato tortilla, a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a cheese and olive quick bread, a "top secret" chocolate mousse and many more. By the author of Baking: From My Home to Yours. 75,000 first printing.
Baking Chez Moi
Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere
Hardcover ISBN: 0547724241
"A "culinary guru" and author of the award-winning Around My French Table and Baking: From My Home to Yours returns with an exciting collection of simple desserts from French home cooks and chefs With her groundbreaking bestseller Around My French Table,Dorie Greenspan changed the way we view French food. Now, in Baking Chez Moi, she explores the fascinating world of French desserts, bringing together a charmingly uncomplicated mix of contemporary recipes, including original creations based on traditional and regional specialties, and drawing on seasonal ingredients, market visits, and her travels throughout the country. Like the surprisingly easy chocolate loaf cake speckled with cubes of dark chocolate that have been melted, salted, and frozen, which she adapted from a French chef's recipe, or the boozy, slow-roasted pineapple, a five-ingredient cinch that she got from her hairdresser, these recipes show the French knack for elegant simplicity. In fact, many are so radically easy that they defy our preconceptions: crackle-topped cream puffs, which are all the rage in Paris; custardy apple squares from Normandy; and an unbaked confection of corn flakes, dried cherries, almonds, and coconut that nearly every French woman knows. Whether it's classic lemon-glazed madeleines, a silky caramel tart, or "Les Whoopie Pies," Dorie puts her own creative spin on each dish, guiding us with the friendly, reassuring directions that have won her legions of ardent fans"--
The French Market Cookbook
Vegetarian Recipes from My Parisian Kitchen
Paperback ISBN: 0307984826
Cook from the farmer’s market with inspired vegetarian recipes—many of which are gluten-free and dairy-free—with a French twist, all highlighting seasonal produce. Beloved ChocolateAndZucchini.com food blogger Clotilde Dusoulier is not a vegetarian. But she has, like many of us, chosen to eat less meat and fish, and is always looking for new ways to cook what looks best at the market. In The French Market Cookbook, she takes us through the seasons in 82 recipes—and explores the love story between French cuisine and vegetables. Choosing what’s ripe and in season means Clotilde does not rely heavily on the cheese, cream, and pastas that often overpopulate vegetarian recipes. Instead she lets the bright flavors of the vegetables shine through: carrots are lightly spiced with star anise and vanilla in a soup made with almond milk; tomatoes are jazzed up by mustard in a gorgeous tart; winter squash stars in golden Corsican turnovers; and luscious peaches bake in a cardamom-scented custard. With 75 color photographs of the tempting dishes and the abundant markets of Paris, and with Clotilde’s charming stories of shopping and cooking in France, The French Market Cookbook is a transportive and beautiful cookbook for food lovers everywhere.