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The Food Of France

Author : Maria Villegas
ISBN : 1740454715
Genre : Cookery, French
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The Food of France gives you a real taste of a country that has one of the world's great cuisines. This book takes you on a culinary journey, from the restaurants of Lyon to the kitchens of Provence, with accompanying location photography. Each recipe is accompanied by useful hints on methods and ingredients. To partner the recipes, special sections explore the essence of French food, including cheeses, charcuterie and bread. OTHER TITLES IN SERIES *The Food of India, *The Food of Italy, *The Food of China (June 2005), *The Food of Thailand (June 2005)
Category: Cookery, French

The Elusive Truffle Travels In Search Of The Legendary Food Of France

Author : Mirabel Osler
ISBN : 9781446436813
Genre : Travel
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In years gone by, the traveller in France could rely on coming across a restaurant where the tables were ready-laid with heavy cotton napkins, a carafe of wine and a basket of freshly baked bread, and where the ensuing meal would encompass recipes of remarkable local dishes handed down from generation to generation. But no longer. In an inspiring quest for this rapidly disappearing traditional cuisine and culture, Mirabel Osler travels the length and breadth of France, focusing on individual chefs and restaurants, exploring producers and suppliers such the travelling butchers and bakers, and the local markets where much of the produce is bought. It is an enticing and evocative picture of a way of life which is fast being eroded by the modern world, but also an affirmation that, for some, the old traditions will always survive.
Category: Travel

Food Culture In France

Author : Julia Abramson
ISBN : 0313327971
Genre : Cooking
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This provides an accessible tour of haute cuisine but also mainly the everyday food culture that sustains the populace.
Category: Cooking

Let S Eat France

Author : François-Régis Gaudry
ISBN : 9781579658762
Genre : Cooking
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There’s never been a book about food like Let’s Eat France! A book that feels literally larger than life, it is a feast for food lovers and Francophiles, combining the completist virtues of an encyclopedia and the obsessive visual pleasures of infographics with an enthusiast’s unbridled joy. Here are classic recipes, including how to make a pot-au-feu, eight essential composed salads, pâté en croûte, blanquette de veau, choucroute, and the best ratatouille. Profiles of French food icons like Colette and Curnonsky, Brillat-Savarin and Bocuse, the Troigros dynasty and Victor Hugo. A region-by-region index of each area’s famed cheeses, charcuterie, and recipes. Poster-size guides to the breads of France, the wines of France, the oysters of France—even the frites of France. You’ll meet endive, the belle of the north; discover the croissant timeline; understand the art of tartare; find a chart of wine bottle sizes, from the tiny split to the Nebuchadnezzar (the equivalent of 20 standard bottles); and follow the family tree of French sauces. Adding to the overall delight of the book is the random arrangement of its content (a tutorial on mayonnaise is next to a list of places where Balzac ate), making each page a found treasure. It’s a book you’ll open anywhere—and never want to close.
Category: Cooking

The Food Of France

Author : Waverley Root
ISBN : 9780679738978
Genre : Cooking
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The foods of each region of France are discussed in relation to local customs and traditional ways of life
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The Cooking Of France

Author : Matthew Locricchio
ISBN : 0761412166
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 74.56 MB
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Introduces the different culinary regions of France through recipes adapted for young chefs and discusses the basics of food handling and kitchen safety.
Category: Cooking

All Manners Of Food

Author : Stephen Mennell
ISBN : 0252064909
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 37.83 MB
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So close geographically, how could France and England be so enormously far apart gastronomically? Not just in different recipes and ways of cooking, but in their underlying attitudes toward the enjoyment of eating and its place in social life. In a new afterword that draws the United States and other European countries into the food fight, Stephen Mennell also addresses the rise of Asian influence and "multicultural" cuisine. All Manners of Food debunks long-standing myths and provides a wealth of information. It is a sweeping look at how social and political development has helped to shape different culinary cultures. Food and almost everything to do with food - fasting and gluttony, cookbooks, women's magazines, chefs and cooks, types of foods, the influential difference between "court" and "country" food - are comprehensively explored and tastefully presented in a dish that will linger in the memory long after the plates have been cleared.
Category: Cooking

Food And France

Author : Erica J. Peters
ISBN : 0822368358
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This special issue offers a broad range of social and cultural insights into the history of French gastronomy. At a moment when French cuisine no longer dominates the world of fine dining, the history of French food has drawn increasing attention in the academic world. The contributors address topics spanning the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, such as coffee's relationship to slavery and exoticism; the promotion of terroir to an aspiring middle class; the contrast between the romanticized images of Parisian shop girls and their efforts to survive on street food in the early twentieth century; the "standard meal" imagined by nineteenth-century nutritionists and the divergent reality of meager lunches for the working class; and the inequitable experience of wartime deprivation. The articles in this issue both model how the study of the culture of food can ground our understanding of France's place in the world and illuminate questions of nationalism, global networks, gender, race, ethnicity, and class. Erica J. Peters is the Director of Culinary Historians of Northern California and author of San Francisco: A Food Biography. Bertram M. Gordon is professor of history at Mills College and the author of Collaborationism in France during the Second World War. Contributors: Martin Bruegel, Bertram M. Gordon, Julia Landweber, Philippe Meyzie, Kenneth Mouré, Erica J. Peters, Patricia A. Tilburg

Foods Of France

Author : Christine VeLure Roholt
ISBN : 9781612119465
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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With its rich sauces, creamy cheeses, and flaky pastries, itÕs no surprise that French food is considered one of the best cuisines in the world. Many people believe that knowledge of French cooking is a must for any chef! So put on your chef hat, grab this book, and get ready to prepare several classic meals. Bon appetit!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

One Souffle At A Time

Author : Anne Willan
ISBN : 9781466837027
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Anne Willan demystified classic French culinary technique for regular people who love food. Her legendary La Varenne Cooking School-in its original location in Paris and later in its longtime home in Burgundy-trained chefs, food writers and home cooks. Under Willan's cheerful, no-nonsense instruction, anyone could learn to truss a chicken, make a bernaise, or loft a soufflé. In One Soufflé at a Time, Willan tells her story and the story of the food-world greats-including Julia Child, James Beard, Simone Beck, Craig Claiborne, Richard Olney, and others-who changed how the world eats and who made cooking fun. She writes about how a sturdy English girl from Yorkshire made it not only to the stove, but to France, and how she overcame the exceptionally closed male world of French cuisine to found and run her school. Willan's story is warm and rich, funny and fragrant with the smells of the country cooking of France. It's also full of the creative culinary ferment of the 1970s-a decade when herbs came back to life and freshness took over, when the seeds of our modern day obsession with food and ingredients were sown. Tens of thousands of students have learned from Willan, not just at La Varenne, but through her large, ambitious Look & Cook book series and twenty-six-part PBS program. Now One Soufflé at a Time --which features fifty of her favorite recipes, from Coquille St. Jacques to Chocolate Snowball--brings Willan's own story of her life to the center of the banquet table.
Category: Biography & Autobiography