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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Colonel Wyvern, stationed with the army in Madras during the height of British imperial rule, opened a cookery school upon his return to England and was a passionate enthusiast for both European and Indian cuisine. In these vivid, common-sense and entertaining writings, he gives advice on re-creating French classics in the steaming heat; describes... more...
- A&C Black 2005; US$ 12.99
This volume includes a full French-English and English-French dictionary covering ingredients, dishes and methods of cooking, so you can decode a menu, order a special dish or ask about a particular ingredient. Also featured is a guide to French wine regions. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99
A certain widely-travelled New Yorker, a gourmet who sometimes prepares his own dishes, was recently asked his opinion of Spécialités de la Maison , issued by the American Friends of France. His reply: "I enjoyed it tremendously because it is a sort of travelogue of cuisine compounded by a number of gay and intelligent people who have made their... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
First published in 1940 and now back in print with a new foreword by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, this charming little French cookbook, a collection of recipes by noteworthy writers, Hollywood and Broadway celebrities, renowned socialites, royalty?and even a couturier and restaurateur or two?is available again. This edition is an exact facsimile... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 30.00
When it comes to making the most of life, nobody does it better than the French. Now, with Joie de Vivre: Simple French Style for Everyday Living, an inspired fusion of art, style, and easy-to-implement ideas, anyone can feel like they spent a weekend in the French countryside, no matter where they live. Renowned restaurateur Robert Arbor puts... more...
- New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2010; US$ 9.99
Including wonderful recipes for classic French dishes, Sally Asher chronicles her transformation from a mindless, emotional eater with a weight challenge to a woman who listens to the innate wisdom of her body in order to lose weight safely with balance, moderation and variety. During her years in France, Sally found the courage to quit dieting and... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.99
This is amazing, I said. You have to give me the recipe.There is no recipe, he said, smiling. I use whatever I have. It never tastes the same way twice.I had no way of knowing, that first damp evening in Paris, how this man, and his non-recipes, would change my life.Has a meal ever changed your life?Part... more...
- Short Books 2011; US$ 13.11
Cooking for Claudine is the charming and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread ? and didn?t speak a word of French ? unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family... For John Baxter ? acclaimed film critic and food lover ? that moment came when he fell in love with a... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A witty cultural and culinary education, Immoveable Feast is the charming, funny, and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread?and didn't speak a word of French?unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the annual Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family. Ernest Hemingway called Paris "a moveable feast"?a... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
John Baxter's The Perfect Meal is part grand tour of France, part history of French cuisine, taking readers on a journey to discover and savor some of the world's great cultural achievements before they disappear completely. Some of the most revered and complex elements of French cuisine are in danger of disappearing as old ways of agriculture,... more...