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  • 32 Yolksby Eric Ripert; Veronica Chambers

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 16.00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as ?heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring,? 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting coming-of-age story about the making of a French chef, from the culinary icon behind the renowned New York City restaurant Le Bernardin. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR In an industry... more...

  • Accounting for Tasteby Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 25.00

    French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. Accounting for Taste brings these "accidents" to the surface, illuminating the magic of French cuisine and the mystery behind its historical development. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson explains how the food of France... more...

  • Amuse-Boucheby Rick Tramonto; Mary Goodbody

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 37.50

    Amuse-bouche (pronounced ah-myuz boosh) are today what hors d'oeuvres were to America in the 1950s: a relatively unknown feature of French culinary tradition that, once introduced, immediately became standard fare. Chefs at many fine restaurants offer guests an amuse-bouche, a bite-sized treat that excites the tongue and delights the eye, before... more...

  • Around My French Tableby Alan Richardson; Dorie Greenspan

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 36.60

    Three hundred recipes from the author's French kitchen and those of her French friends and French artisans, plus tips and stories. more...

  • The Art of Cuisineby Maurice Joyant

    Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 6.79

    Henri de-Toulouse-Lautrec brought to his art a zest for life as well as an impeccable style. It is an exciting discovery to find that Lautrec applies this same exuberance and meticulous technique to the art of cuisine--that he invented recipes and cooked new dishes as an artistic creation worthy of his serious attention. This volume is a collection... more...

  • The Art of French Pastryby Jacquy Pfeiffer; Martha Rose Shulman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 40.00

    Winner of  the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Cookbook, Dessert & Baking What does it take to perfect a flawless éclair? A delicate yet buttery croissant? To pipe dozens of macarons? The answer is: an intimate knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry. In  The Art of French Pastry  award-winning pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, cofounder of the renowned... more...

  • The Art of Living According to Joe Beefby David McMillan; Frederic Morin; Meredith Erickson; David Chang

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 40.00

    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... more...

  • As They Wereby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    This marvelous collection of autobiographical essays by the celebrated, much-adored Fisher covers her life, family, food and adventures. more...

  • Baking Chez Moiby Dorie Greenspan

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 36.60

    By the author of the award-winning Around My French Table and Baking: From My Home to Yours , an irresistible collection of radically simple desserts from French home cooks and pastry chefs. more...

  • Balzac's Omeletteby Anka Muhlstein

    Other Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    ?Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are. ?This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein?s erudite and witty book about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honoré de Balzac?s The Human Comedy . Balzac uses them as a connecting thread in his novels, showing how food can evoke character, atmosphere,... more...