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Dishes of France: An Insiders Tour of the Regions and Recipes Jean-Louis André

Dishes of France: An Insiders Tour of the Regions and Recipes

Jean-Louis André

Published November 9th 2002
ISBN : 9780789308177
Hardcover
192 pages
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 About the Book 

Choucroute, bouillabaisse, tarte aux pommes, boeuf bourguignon, cassoulet, pissaladiere, potee...These dishes, their histories, and their recipes are all stories for us to savor.Jean-Louis Andre and the photographer Jean-Daniel Sudres invite you toMoreChoucroute, bouillabaisse, tarte aux pommes, boeuf bourguignon, cassoulet, pissaladiere, potee...These dishes, their histories, and their recipes are all stories for us to savor.Jean-Louis Andre and the photographer Jean-Daniel Sudres invite you to travel gastronomic highways and byways, providing marvelous insights into the varied cuisines of the French countryside, with tricks of the trade, sleights of hand, and recipes in their infinite variations. There are inns where every days plat du jour is redolent of local tradition. Meet expert home cooks and professional chefs who reveal the secrets of their kitchens, as well as producers of cream, butter, and fruits who rank their products as the equals of caviar. You will discover cultures, regions, and landscapes, all revealed through traditional recipes. And since fine cooking is always evolving, this handsome volume also charts its own paths offering chefs personal creations as well as contemporary variations devised by Jean-Francois Mallet.