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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 9.86
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...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99
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 2008; 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 a... 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...
- Sunpenny Publishing Group 2013; US$ 6.50
Sir Edward Heath?s Private Secretary didn?t take retirement sitting down? At age 60 Eugene Barter, along with her sister and brother-in-law, moved to a house in the foothills of the Pyrenees to start an auberge. This is the story of her experiences. more...
- Short Books 2015; US$ 8.74
A Paris Christmas is the charming 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 Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family. Having fallen in love with a French woman and impulsively moved to Paris to marry her, LA-based film critic John Baxter... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49
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$ 9.64
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
Simone (?Simca?) Beck is known to millions of Americans as Julia Child?s French partner in the creation of the two classic volumes of Mastering the Art of French Cooking . Now, she gives us her own delectable recipes?the ones she most treasures out of a lifetime of cooking creativity that has made her one of the great cuisinières of her day. Here... more...