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  • Crepes and Galettes from the Breizh Cafe
    Crepes and Galettes from the Breizh Cafe
    ISBN: 9781910254271
    Publication date: 29/07/2015

    The culinary offering from Breizh Cafe is a cut above typical Breton crepes and galettes. Working with exceptional raw materials is the principle at the heart of Bertrand Larcher's culinary entreprise. Using only the best products - including the highly regqrded Bordier butter - all his core ingredients are locally sourced and made by Britanny's top farmers and artisans. His singular approach forms the driving force behind this book, where he has gathered over 60 original crepe and galette recipes. Simple yet premium-quality Breton products are combined with unique flavours for an authentic and surprising result: Breizh roll with goat's cheese tartare, smoked salmon and ikura galette, chicken and cider sauce galette, honey and saracen ice cream crepe. Creating enhanced traditional recipes that become exceptional dishes is what Breizh Cafe stands for - the perfect balance between simplicity and excellence.

    Shortly after graduating from the Ecole Hoteliere de Dinard, Bertrand Larcher started a successful career as a chef and restauranteur. Moving to Japan in 1995, Larcher opened his first creperie, La Bretagne, in Tokyo's Kagurazaka district. His first French restaurant , Trivabro, opened in Cancale, Brittany, in 2002, followed by Breizh Cafe a couple of years later in 2005. Between 2005 and 2008, six additional Breizh Cafe restaurants were opened in various Japanese cities (from Tokyo to Yokohama and Kawazaki). Finally, Larcher opened his one and only Breizh Cafe in Paris in 2007. Bertrand Larcher was awarded the prestigious Fooding Prize of Honour in 2011 and 2014.

    Pages: 192
    Author: LARCHER, BERTRAND
    Price: $39.99
  • Cuisine Du Temps Jacques Reymond
    Cuisine Du Temps Jacques Reymond
    ISBN: 9781742574226
    Publication date: 01/06/2013

    Surprise, imagination, emotion, memory-these are the key elements behind the food of Jacques Reymond. Cuisine du Temps features Jacques Reymond's classically based cuisine embracing Asian tastes and using the freshest produce that has made him one of the most outstanding food innovators of his time. Jacques Reymond has continuously developed his cuisine with an eye to Asia-impressed by the incredible fragrance of the condiments and the clarity and purity of the cuisine. But the changes have been gradual, and his attitude remains founded on the standards set by the three-star restaurants of France where he trained. With a collection of recipes ranging from the classics such as Beignet of Blue Swimmer Crab and Calves Liver Foie Gras style, to the inspirational Lamb Cutlet Farcie with Silverbeet and Tamarind and Ginger Dressing and a selection of amazing desserts including Clafoutis of Cherries and Pear Gingerbread Pudding with Sauce Suzette, unique ice-creams and sorbets, and a glossary. Cuisine du Temp will inspire and excite everyone from the humble weekend cook to connoisseurs and chefs. This book with more than 100 stunning photographs will be a cookbook classic.

    Pages: 288
    Dimension: 280mm X 225mm
    Author: REYMOND, JACQUES
    Price: $49.99
  • Culinaria France A Celebration of Food and Tradition (New Edition)
    Culinaria France A Celebration of Food and Tradition (New Edition)
    ISBN: 9783848008179
    Publication date: 01/10/2015

    Publication Date: October 2015
    'Culinaria France' invites the reader to a culinary journey through this paradise for gourmets. Take a look at Paris' top gastronomy, learn about the origins of rural cuisine, breathe the air of Provence, and peak into the nets of France's fishermen on the northern coasts. Lavishly illustrated with wonderful photographs, this volume provides a living portrait of French specialties and whets the appetite for culinary pleasures a la francaise. AUTHOR: Hamburg-born Andre Domine has lived in a wine-growing village in the southwest of France since 1981. He is the author of numerous articles and publications on wine and spirits. Andre Domine was awarded the prestigious Prix Edmond de Rothschild for his book "Wine". 1000 colour illustrations

    Author: DOMINE, ANDRE
    Price: $39.99
  • Delicieux The Recipes of France
    Delicieux The Recipes of France
    ISBN: 9781743791950
    Publication date: 01/07/2016

    Delicieux is an accompaniment to Gabriel's popular Taste Le Tour program on SBS, with more than 200 recipes representing the myriad regions of France. From the simplest tarts and gratins to fish stews and savoie sponge cakes, this book shows the diversity and originality of France's rich culinary heritage. This comprehensive view into regional cuisines, replete with recipes used over generations, will enchant the armchair traveller or inspire a visit to the many different regions of France. This is real food: delicious recipes that celebrate the beauty of cooking produce that is ripe and in season, and capturing the essence of life in France. While the appeal of this collection rests firmly on its recipes, the photographs of France transport the reader to an idyllic world where Gabriel Gate is the perfect host. Enjoy country-style pates and terrines; tians and gratins; crepes and mousses; Fish Stews from the Languedoc, Normandy and Provence; fricassees and casseroles like cassoulet, coq au vin and poule au pot; roasts and tournedos; and brioche, gateaux, souffles and tarts from every region of France. This cookbook brings to life the seasonal dishes that bring the warmth of rural and urban France into your home.



    Pages: 432
    Dimension: 240mm X 170mm
    Author: GATE, GABRIEL
    Price: $49.99
  • Delicious Days In Paris Walking Tours to Explore the City's Food and Culture
    Delicious Days In Paris Walking Tours to Explore the City's Food and Culture
    ISBN: 9781921383045
    Publication date: 01/05/2014

    Romantic, mouth-watering Paris – where do you start?
    Let food-lover and Paris expert Jane Paech show you around the city's mille-feuille of history and culture, with its tempting pastry and chocolate shops on every corner.

    You'll visit both legendary and little-known cafés, restaurants and pâtisseries of Paris, and see museums, art galleries, gardens, markets and other interesting places – all at a civilised pace, with time to daydream.

    Taste camembert, champagne, strawberry tarts, meringues and macarons on Jane's fourteen themed walks.

    Pages: 256
    Author: PAECH, JANE
    Price: $35.00
  • Ducasse Made Simple 120 Original Recipes from the Master Chef
    Ducasse Made Simple 120 Original Recipes from the Master Chef
    ISBN: 9782848440422
    Publication date: 01/11/2008

    In this sumptuous book, Sophie Dudemaine - France's bestselling cookbook author - has selected and simplified 120 recipes from Alain Ducasse's encyclopaedic "Grand Livre de Cuisine". While retaining the spirit of Ducasse's recipes, Dudemaine has made the world-renowned chef's cuisine accessible to every home cook.The book includes a wide range of starters such as pumpkin veloute soup and scallop salad; entrees such as salmon with morels, scampi carpaccio, spicy lamb loin and duck a l'orange; side dishes such as pesto pasta and risotto with courgette and parmesan and desserts such as waffles, cheesecake and ice cream (among many other delights). Francoise Nicol's beautiful photographs of the finished food provide inspiration for the presentation and plating of each dish.


    Dimension: 252mm X 192mm
    Author: DUCASSE, ALAIN & DUDEMAINE
    Price: $39.99
  • Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris 100 Step-By-Step Recipes from the Ritz Paris Culinary School
    Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris 100 Step-By-Step Recipes from the Ritz Paris Culinary School
    ISBN: 9781419721489
    Publication date: 01/10/2016

    Good cooking is the foundation of true happiness," said Auguste Escoffier (1846 1935), the pioneer of modern cuisine and the first executive chef of the Ritz Hotel, Paris. Today, the École Ritz Escoffier pays tribute to the great chef by teaching the art of French cooking to amateurs and seasoned professionals alike.This book celebrates the values prized by Escoffier and by hotelier César Ritz: professionalism, creativity, and conviviality. An absolute must for anyone seeking to improve their knowledge and techniques, the book includes 100 recipes for meat, fish, vegetables, foie gras, pasta and rice, international dishes, finger food, and desserts. Each recipe is illustrated and includes clear explanations and a step-by-step guide. An homage to the prestigious school, which is still in its original home at the Ritz Hotel on the Place Vendôme, Paris, this beautiful book is a more than a reference; it offers the savoir-faire and secrets of a gourmet chef who has inspired cooks for more than 150 years.

    Pages: 304
    Dimension: 254mm X 190mm
    Author: ESCOFFIER, ECOLE RITZ AND LANGOT, MICHEL
    Price: $55.00
  • Edible French Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites
    Edible French Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites
    ISBN: 9780399169847
    Publication date: 01/12/2014

    The idiosyncrasies of language can tell us a lot about a culture. In this delightful book, Clotilde Dusoulier, creator of the award-winning food blog Chocolate & Zucchini, delves into the history and meaning of fifty of the French language's most popular food-related expressions. Accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations by artist Melina Josserand, Edible French explores whimsical turns of phrase such as: "Tomber dans les pommes" (falling into the apples) = fainting "Se faire rouler dans la farine" (being rolled in flour) = being fooled "Avoir un coeur d'artichaut "(having the heart of an artichoke) = falling in love easily A treat of a read for Francophiles and food lovers alike, "Edible French"is the tastiest way to explore French culture--one that will leave you in high spirits--or, as the French say, vous donnera la peche (give you the peach).


    Pages: 128
    Dimension: 198mm X 135mm
    Author: DUSOULIER CLOTILDE & JOSSERAND MELINA (I
    Price: $24.99
  • Escoffier Le Guide Culinaire Revised 2nd Edition
    Escoffier Le Guide Culinaire Revised 2nd Edition
    ISBN: 9780080967721
    Publication date: 01/05/2011

    No cook should be without the original, unabridged translation of Auguste Escoffier's masterpiece "Le Guide Culinaire", a classic recipe reference resource which popularised haute cuisine as we know it when it was first published in 1903. This handsome new edition is a treasure-trove of over 5,000 recipes to guide chefs cooking along classic lines as well as inspire them with fresh ideas. These French dishes form the foundation of modern culinary art and with it the work of every trained chef, who rightly revere this fascinating historical document. Not only a reference for professionals, it's also a fascinating read for any foodie: an insight into the history and development of modern cookery and the route of French culinary art from the Victorian age to our own kitchens. In his notes we can see Escoffier's philosophy of cooking: modern, simple and clean. This lavish new edition has been beautifully repackaged and includes a foreword by award-winning chef Heston Blumenthal. It's also been significantly reduced in price so that it can take its rightful place on the bookshelves of chefs, trainee chefs and students of the culinary arts, as well as anyone who enjoys taking cooking seriously. Auguste Escoffier is unquestionably one of the greatest cooks of all time Invaluable companion for both amateur and experienced cooks.


    Pages: 680
    Dimension: 240mm X 166mm
    Author: CRACKNELL, H.L. & KAUFMANN, R.J.
    Price: $110.00
  • Essence of French Cooking (Michel Roux)
    Essence of French Cooking (Michel Roux)
    ISBN: 9781921384141
    Publication date: 01/10/2014

    In this very personal book, Michel Roux distils a lifetime's knowledge into a definitive work on French food and cooking. Based around 100 classic recipes that have stood the test of time, this lavishly illustrated book explores the diversity of French cuisine, which for centuries has influenced so many other styles of cooking around the world. Michel gives modern interpretations of classic dishes, with his favourite variations and accompaniments. He provides expert guidance on classic techniques as well as fascinating stories about the origins of recipes, ingredients and regional culinary traditions. In addition, there are features on French cheeses and wine. Photographed on location in France, this extraordinarily beautiful book embraces the timeless essence of French cuisine and conveys the flavours and variety of French cooking today.



    Pages: 272
    Author: ROUX, MICHEL
    Price: $59.99
  • F Scottt Fitzgeralds Taste of France Recipes inspired by the cafés and bars of Fitzgeralds Paris and the Riviera in the 1920s
    F Scottt Fitzgeralds Taste of France Recipes inspired by the cafés and bars of Fitzgeralds Paris and the Riviera in the 1920s
    ISBN: 9781782493785
    Publication date: 01/11/2016

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's Taste of France is a culinary tour of Paris and the Riviera during the 1920s.

    Take a culinary tour of Paris and the Riviera in the 1920s, a time when American writers and artists flocked to the Continent. Carol Hilker has collected over 60 recipes inspired by the decadent food and drink enjoyed by F. Scott Fitzgerald and his fellow expatriates. Transport yourself to a café on boulevard Montparnasse and breakfast on Croque Monsieur accompanied by a Bloody Mary, or lunch on Caviar Sandwiches and Champagne. Idle away the hours on the sun-soaked French coast with an al fresco supper of Shrimp Cocktail, Steak Frites and Riviera Fruit Salad, or throw a party to rival Gatsby’s most glamorous affair and serve Harlequin Salad and Gin Rickeys.

    With features such as Drunk Before Noon exploring the flight from Prohibition in the USA and the resulting development of cocktail culture in France, Americans in Paris on the expat community to which Fitzgerald was introduced by Ernest Hemingway, and Chefs de Paris celebrating the great traditions of French cookery, F. Scott Fitzgerald's Taste of France is a gourmet journey you won’t want to miss.


    Pages: 160
    Dimension: 235mm X 190mm
    Author: HILKER, CAROL
    Price: $49.99
  • Fanny in FranceTravel Adventures of a Chef's Daughter with Recipes (Alice Waters Chez Panisse)
    Fanny in FranceTravel Adventures of a Chef's Daughter with Recipes (Alice Waters Chez Panisse)
    ISBN: 9780670016662
    Publication date: 01/12/2016

    Fanny is a girl who knows a lot about food and cooking since she's grown up in and around the famous restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. When Fanny's mother, Alice Waters, the chef and owner of Chez Panisse, starts to watch her favorite old French movies, Fanny knows soon they'll be packing their bags and traveling to France for a visit. In this sparkling book of whimsical stories, Fanny recounts some of her most fun-filled adventures with French friends and food. Join Fanny as she helps cook a huge bouillabaisse in Provence; learns how to make fresh cheese from a shepherd high up in the Pyrenees mountains; hunts for wild oysters off the coast of Bordeaux, and discovers how one chicken can feed nine people, if served a certain way. Fanny in France is also a beginner's cookbook with forty simple, French-inspired recipes that encourage children and adults anywhere to cook and share delicious snacks and meals with family and friends using basic methods and the most sustainable ingredients.
    Alice Waters is Fanny’s mother and the noted chef, restaurateur and proprietor of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She was an early advocate for the use of organic and locally grown food in restaurants, and has written a number of books and won numerous awards relating to her philosophy of food and eating. Before being a cook, Alice was a Montessori teacher and this experience inspired her to found the Edible Schoolyard Project whose mission is to create and establish a national edible education curriculum in all public schools – kindergarten through college. In 2010, Alice received the prestigious Légion d’honneur from the French government and in 2014 she received the National Humanities Medal.

    Pages: 184
    Author: WATERS, ALICE
    Price: $39.99
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