- 28 Days In Provence Food and Family in the Heart of France (Shannon Bennett)ISBN: 9780522858075
Publication date: 01/11/2012
In a glorious farmhouse just outside the village of Ménerbes, Shannon immerses himself in the life of Provence. With no recipes from home, his first task is to find old books and learn the history of local dishes. His aim is to re-engage with a culinary tradition that has been such a part of his life, and to nourish and enjoy time with his young family. He invites us to join them all and step inside this beautiful part of France, to grab a glass of Côtes du Ventoux and live life like à la français.
Exploring village markets, cooking with local and seasonal produce, learning classic food techniques and soaking up the culture are all part of the daily life of a chef and his family on holiday. What began as a diary has become a beautiful record of regional food and Shannon’s home cooking, and includes more than 60 original recipes: from slow-cooked duck with honey and thyme to lamb cassoulet with preserved lemons, from artichoke stuffed with ratatouille to figs wrapped in olive oil brioche—all created on the spot to incorporate the fresh ingredients Shannon sources every day.To round out this luscious feast, the book includes many other tips and treasures, including overviews of the region’s wines, as well as a personal guide to the best restaurants and hotels.
Dimension: 223mm X 170mm
Author: BENNETT, SHANNONPrice: $39.99
- A La Mere De FamilleISBN: 9781742705804
Publication date: 01/09/2013
Founded in 1761 as a family-run store, A la M re de Famille has since become one of Paris's most loved and treasured sweet shops with several stores now operating throughout the French capital. A la M re de Famille the cookbook is filled with beautiful recipes from this famous confectioners and heart-warming stories from its beloved patrons. Recreate at home French bonbons, fruit jellies, classic gateaux and truffles. Learn how to make caramels, candied nuts and confits all beautifully presented in classic French fashion, making A la M re de Famille the haute couture of confectionery. Beautifully presented in a gorgeous hardback volume, perfect for a gift.
Dimension: 268mm X 212mm
Author: MERCERON, JULIANPrice: $39.99
- Alexander Gouthier Chef L GrenouillereISBN: 9781617691225
Publication date: 01/10/2015
Since 2003, Alexandre Gauthier has been the chef at La Grenouillere, a sixteenth-century farmhouse by the river Canche. There, he creates a highly personal cuisine, a snapshot of every season. Powerful, warm, sensuous, earthy yet delicate, it rests on the building blocks of a classic French cuisine that he has stripped of its formality and unnecessary intricacies. Gauthier has received the distinction of being named a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government and is one of the leading figures of new European cooking. Through this book, he offers a hundred of his culinary creations to read, to cook, to consider. Superb photographs by Marie Pierre Morel showcase Gauthier?s food and the beauty of the region, where La Grenouillere has become an important destination for foodlovers from all over the world.
Dimension: 283mm X 203mm
Author: GAUTHIER, ALEXANDREPrice: $80.00
- Alice B Toklas Cookbook TheISBN: 9781897959190
Publication date: 01/07/2004
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 find everything from good old-fashioned 'salade nicoise' to the intriguingly named Custard Josephine Baker, Sea Bass for Picasso and the famous recipe for Hashish Fudge. Alice B. Toklas led an extraordinary life on her travels through Europe with her lover Gertrude Stein, the American writer and art collector. It is really here, in this collection of recipes gathered over 25 years, that the atmosphere of Bohemian France comes alive. 'Wonderful ... For anyone who has not met this book before, there is joy in store.' - Jennifer Patterson
Dimension: 210mm X 130mm
Author: TOKLAS, ALICE BPrice: $24.95
- Annies Farmhouse Kitchen Seasonal Menus with a French HeartISBN: 9781743792643
Publication date: 01/04/2017
Annie’s Farmhouse Kitchen is a window on the bucolic world of acclaimed Victorian chef Annie Smithers. A handsome, gifty package, it includes a best-of selection of three and four-course menus collected by Annie over the three years of her restaurant, du Fermier, in Trentham. While part of du Fermier’s appeal is undeniably its charming central Victorian location, this farmhouse-style eatery is the sort of place intrepid food lovers might equally stumble across in rural France or Dorset or California.
Dimension: 230mm X 190mm
Author: SMITHERS, ANNIEPrice: $40.00
- Art of French BakingISBN: 9780714862408
Publication date: 10/10/2011
From eclairs to souffles and macaroons to madeleines, when it comes to desserts, no-one does it better than the French. Beautiful, elegant and delicious, French desserts are easy to create at home as only a few basic recipes are needed to make some of the world's most renowned cakes and tarts. The Art of French Baking is the definitive collection of authentic French pastry and dessert recipes. From Tarte Tatin and Hazelnut Petit Fours to Cherry Tartlets and Choux Buns, it contains more than 350 simple recipes that anyone can follow at home. The book also includes details of basic equipment and techniques and information on how to troubleshoot common baking problems. Along with beautiful photographs and illustrations throughout, The Art of French Baking is an inspiring collection to celebrate the sweet tastes of France.
Dimension: 270mm X 180mm
Author: MATHIOT GINETTEPrice: $49.99
- At My French Table (pb)ISBN: 9780670078240
Publication date: 01/09/2014
After years of thinking about it, Jane Webster finally bought a dilapidated chateau in France. She and her husband had decided they didn't want to die wondering what it would be like to live in the country they both loved so much, so they sold their house in Melbourne, took their four young children out of school and moved the whole family to a tiny village in Normandy.
This is the magical story of their first year in France: with a new language to learn, new friends to make, and a whole new region – from Deauville to Rouen – to discover. It is also the story of Chateau de Bosgouet and how Jane lovingly brought this grand but neglected old house back to life.
At My French Table is an ode to a beautiful country and the French way of life.
'If as a child you loved fairy tales and dreamt of being Cinderella, or if you yearned to be the handsome prince with a turreted castle, you're going to adore Jane Webster's gloriously illustrated At My French Table.' New York Journal of Books
'A love letter to France.' Sydney Morning Herald
'Webster has a clever knack of bringing to life the five-story Chateau de Bosgouet. It's hard not to be bewitched by Bosgouet's charm, or inspired by Webster's warm and thoughtful depiction of French country life.' The Food Sage
Author: WEBSTER, JANEPrice: $39.99
- Beef and Potatoes 200 Recipes for the Perfect Steak and Chips and so much moreISBN: 9781743366288
Publication date: 01/08/2016
Two hundred recipes - we've got your dinner options covered!
Dinner. Sorted. Here are 200 recipes, classic and modern, for two of the world's favourite ingredients.
In the Beef chapter there are luscious, hearty recipes such as rib eye steak with garlic chips; Belgian beef and beer stew; and roast beef with bearnaise sauce. In the Potatoes chapter: how to make the ultimate chips; potato pancakes with spinach and mint; Dauphine potatoes; and potato puree with truffles. In the Beef and Potatoes chapter: classic cottage pie; beef and potato tagine with mint yoghurt; traditional beef wellington with duchess potatoes; and Mexican-style braised beef.
With 200 recipes for everything from steak and chips to warming beef bourguignon, we've got your dinner options
Jean-Francois Mallet studied at renowned culinary arts school Ferrandi, in Paris, and worked for some of France's top chefs before becoming a food photographer. He now travels the world in search of incredible meals and the talented people who make them.
Dimension: 252mm X 195mm
Author: MALLET, JEAN-FRANCOISPrice: $49.99
- Beef Club From High-Brow Burgers to Experimental CocktailsISBN: 9781742708034
Publication date: 01/09/2014
Bring the steakhouse to your very own kitchen with Beef Club. This is the book for those who love hearty meals full of flavour. Impress your guests with classic meatballs served with aubergine and tomato sauce; take your burgers to the next level with homemade relishes and delicious topping suggestions; and master the art of the perfect steak. Alongside traditional meat favourites are inspired seafood recipes and vegetable and side dishes such as pumpkin and mozzarella salad and steamed garlic spinach. The Brunch chapter will make sure your Saturday morning starts the right way ? indulge in honey and butter pancakes, pork sandwiches or Eggs Benedict. Not forgetting your sweet tooth, Beef Club offers delectable desserts such as profiteroles and strawberry tarts, and cocktails to die for. This is a cutting-edge compendium of recipes for those who love good food.
Dimension: 264mm X 178mm
Author: BONN, OLIVIERPrice: $45.00
- Bistro Great French Food (La Brasserie Darlinghurst)ISBN: 9781742571331
Publication date: 01/09/2011
Bistro is packed with the classic easy French food we all love. It is easy to prepare delicious to enjoy, recipes without pretense, no complicated techniques or expensive ingredients just good honest home cooking, French style.
From the iconic onion soup to beef bourgignon and bouillabaisse, the best tarte au citron, delicious rillettes and comforting coq au vin and cassoulet, great salads and fabulous vegetable dishes. This will release your inner French chef and have your guests begging for more.
Dimension: 245mm X 200mm
Author: BRANSGROVE, DAVIDPrice: $45.00
- Bistronomy French Food UnboundISBN: 9781743361009
Publication date: 01/09/2014
Publication Date: September 2014
The new wave of cuisine represented by the bistronomy movement is led by young chefs who create phenomenally clever food without the pomp and circumstance of high-end restaurants. This is haute cuisine for the people -- served in convivial surrounds, where food and community, rather than the thread count of the tablecloth, are what matters. Through recipes and accompanying narrative, this energy-filled book captures the vital elements of bistronomy: the democratic spirit of generous, affordable hospitality, together with the imaginative reworking of classic fare built on quality ingredients and technique. Bistronomy is premised on sharing, and author Katrina Meynink embraces that concept by offering more than 100 recipes generously contributed by thirty Australian and international chefs.
Author: MEYNINK, KATRINAPrice: $49.99
- Bistronomy Recipes from the Best New Paris BistrosISBN: 9780847846108
Publication date: 01/09/2015
Publication Date: September 2015
French food reimagined by a new generationof chefs. There is a new movement afoot in Paris. Young chefs have turned their backs on stuffiness and are creating an experience that is more fun and a lot less formal. In tiny independent bistros mostly on the outskirts of the city, they are turning out fantastically inventive food that bypasses many of the old sauces and relies instead on the vibrancy of responsibly sourced ingredients. Because they are working in tiny kitchens with little or no staff, advance preparation is esteemed. (Good news for the home cook looking to crib kitchen notes.) Among their tricks (which could fit easily into anyone s repertoire) are finding inspired uses for humble root vegetables like rutabaga and parsnips, presenting a vegetable raw and cooked in the same dish, and revitalizing the classic crumble for dessert.In "Bistronomy," Jane Sigal captures these chefs creative approach, culling recipes that translate their genius in ways the home cook can achieve. From L Ami Jean s chef Stephane Jego comes the soulful but unexpected Winter Squash Soup, accented with a cocoa whipped cream. Haricots Verts Salad with Strawberries and Feta is a charmer from Atsumi Sota at Clown Bar. And there is the showstopping Cherry and Beet Pavlova from Sean Kelly. The more than one hundred dishes in "Bistronomy" prove that these Paris bistros have become the idea factories of the culinary world. Like a trip to Paris, "Bistronomy" will make you fall in love with French cooking all over again."
Dimension: 254mm X 216mm
Author: SIGAL, JANEPrice: $69.99