First published sixty years ago while food rationing was still in force, Elizabeth David used this book to introduce to the nation's bland palate, ingredients and recipes previously undiscovered in post-war Britain. Many people of that era had never experienced anything other than British cooking - me... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Film & TV Book Award 2006.|
"Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the idyllic waterways of Southern France, Rick Stein's FRENCH ODYSSEY explores French culinary tradition - perfect for aspiring cooks everywhere. Beginning with a diary of his trip and then divided into 6 chapters, with classic... read more
Tessa Kiros, renowned for her exquisite food and travel books, takes us on a fascinating journey across the globe to explore French culinary influences in far-flung destinations. Her journey begins in Provence, where Tessa first fell in love with French food, and explores the Me... read more
|Author:||Thomas Keller; Deborah Jones (Photographer); Susie Heller (Contribution by); Michael Ruhlman (Text by)|
|Series:||The\Thomas Keller Library|
2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the acclaimed French Laundry restaurant in the Napa Valley--"the most exciting place to eat in the United States" (The New York Times). The most transformative cookbook of the century celebrates this milestone by showcasing the genius of chef/proprietor Thomas K... read more
The recipe book for foodies, practical cooks and gossips alike. The legendary Alice B Toklas Cookbook is a collection of some of the brightest ideas for preparing delicious meals as well as a rich mine of stories about the best-known artists and writers living in mid-twentieth-century France. Here we ... read more
"French Provincial Cooking" is Elizabeth David's classic work on French regional cuisine. Providing simple recipes like omelettes, souffles, soups and salads, it also offers more complex fare such as pates, cassoulets, roasts and puddings. First published in 1960, it is readable, inspiring and enterta... read more
|Author:||Michel Roux Jr|
Michel Roux has a justifiable reputation as someone who knows everything there is to know about food, how it should taste and how it should be cooked. He is very serious-minded about cooking and his masterly performances on MasterChef have created a wide and admiring fan base. 'MasterChef ...shows coo... read more
In France, people have long taken pride in their deeply rooted traditions and in preserving the recipes of their regional heritage which means the French have a determined hold on their beloved, classic dishes, the ones that their mothers and grandmothers made.This is French Comfort Food. Author Hilla... read more
Elizabeth David's books belong in the libraries of everyone who loves to read and prepare food and this one is generally regarded as her best; her passion and knowledge comes through on every page. She was one of the foremost writers on food in the latter half of the 20th century and this book has her... read more
Every kind of roast dish, presented beautifully.
This reference work is a cookery encyclopedia, known for its authoritative and comprehensive account of the culinary world, past and present."
Verjuice, the juice of unripe grapes, was once a staple of French provincial cooking. It lends a gentle acidity to food and is lemony but not harsh on the palate, fresh but not too tart. Its balance of acidity and sweetness make it a marvellous ingredient, particularly in sauces a... read more