28 Days in Provence
Food and Family in the Heart of France
Paperback ISBN: 0522858074
A rich journey into the heart of French cuisine, this account re-engages with Provence’s culinary tradition to inspire Francophiles and food lovers alike. Exploring village markets, cooking with local and seasonal produce, learning classic food techniques, and soaking up the culture are all part of the daily life of a chef and his family on holiday. What began as a diary has become a beautiful record of regional food, including more than 80 original recipes—Slow-cooked Duck with Honey and Thyme, Lamb Cassoulet with Preserved Lemons, Artichoke Stuffed with Ratatouille, and Figs Wrapped in Olive Oil Brioche, to name a few. To round out this luscious feast, the book offers many other tips and treasures, such as overviews of the region’s wines as well as a personal guide to the best restaurants and hotels.
Chef, La Grenouillère
Hardcover ISBN: 1617691224
Since 2003, Alexandre Gauthier has been the chef at La Grenouillère, a 16th-century farmhouse by the river Canche in La Madelaine-sous-Montreuil in northern France. There, he creates a highly personal cuisine, a snapshot of every season. Powerful, warm, sensuous, earthy yet delicate, it rests on the building blocks of a classic French cuisine that he has stripped of its formality and unnecessary intricacies. In this lush volume, superb photographs by Marie Pierre Morel showcase Gauthier’s food and the beauty of the region, where La Grenouillère has become an important destination for food lovers from all over the world. Here, he offers 100 of his culinary creations to read, to cook, to consider.
Little Bites That Delight Before the Meal Begins
Hardcover ISBN: 0375507604
Provides recipes for amuse-bouche, a bite-sized treat that is served before meals, for such amuses as tomato soup with basil, forest mushroom terrine, striped farfalle pasta salad, and smoked salmon parfait with chive oil.
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.
The Art of French Baking
Hardcover ISBN: 0714862576
From éclairs to soufflés and macaroons to madeleines, when it comes to desserts, no one does it better than the French. Beautiful, elegant and delicious, French desserts are easy to create at home as only a few basic recipes are needed to make some of the world's most renowned cakes and tarts. The Art of French Baking is the definitive collection of authentic French pastry and dessert recipes. From Tarte Tatin and Hazelnut Petit Fours to Cherry Tartlets and Choux Buns, it contains more than 350 simple recipes that anyone can follow at home. The book also includes details of basic equipment and techniques and information on how to troubleshoot common baking problems. Along with beautiful photographs and illustrations throughout, The Art of French Baking is an inspiring collection to celebrate the sweet tastes of France. The book was translated and edited by Parisian home cook, Clotilde Dusoulier, of the famed food blog chocolateandzucchini.com.
The Art of French Pastry
Hardcover ISBN: 030795935x
"The definitive book on classic French pastry recipes from an award-winning pastry chef, star of the documentary Kings of Pastry, and cofounder of the renowned French Pastry School in Chicago. What does it take to make a flawless eclair? A delicate yet buttery croissant? To perfectly pipe dozens of macarons? All the answers are here in this comprehensive, easy-to-use, wonderfully written and gorgeously illustrated book of French pastry fundamentals. With a wealth of information on ingredients (how they react in various combinations, how different environments affect those reactions), equipment, and techniques, you will be able to start with the basics and learn how to make everything from pâte à choux to pastry cream, from brioche to Black Forest Cake, from Vacherin to Croquembouche. Laced with charming, witty memories and anecdotes from a lifetime in pastry, Chef Pfeiffer will have you fully appreciating the hundreds of years of tradition that shaped these 75 recipes into the classics thatwe know, love, and--with the help of this wonderfully engaging and endlessly edifying book--can now prepare and serve to our friends and families over and over again. The Art of French Pastry is a master class from a master teacher. "--
The Art of Living According to Joe Beef
A Cookbook of Sorts
Hardcover ISBN: 1607740141
The debut cookbook from one of the most celebrated restaurants in Canada, featuring inventive twists on French market cuisine, plus spirited anecdotes and lush photography. Earning rave reviews for their unforgettable approach, Joe Beef co-owners/chefs David McMillan and Frédéric Morin push the limits of traditional French cuisine with over 125 recipes (nearly all of them photographed) for hearty dishes infused with irreverent personality. Featuring lively stories and illustrations showcasing gangsters, oysters, Canadian railroad dining car food, the backyard smoker, and more, this nostalgic yet utterly modern cookbook is a groundbreaking guide to living an outstanding culinary life.
As Always, Julia
The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0547417713
Shares the previously unpublished correspondence between the iconic celebrity chef and her unofficial literary agent from 1952 to 1965, offering insight Julia's early experiences as a new bride in Paris, her support of her diplomat husband, and her views on period politics.