The Food of France

Paris to Provence

Ethel and Sara beguile you with recipes and stories from their summer childhoods as they traveled with their respective families from Paris to Provence. In markets, cafés, truck stops, bakeries, bistros, and French family homes, the girls experienced their first taste of France, re-created here through recipes, stories, and photographs.

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Monet's Palate Cookbook

The farm-to-table tradition lived passionately by Claude Monet has been brought into the 21st century which beckons one to take a culinary journey in Monet's footsteps. The backdrop to the renaissance of the garden are chapters that cover Monet’s lifestyle including French tips for entertaining as well as recipes inspired by his cooking journals and places he visited

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Coquilles, Calva & Creme

Gerry & Joanne Dryansky have  shared a passion for each other and food for nearly 50 years and in Coquilles, Calva & Crème they share the adventure.

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Petites Histoires des Grand Chefs

It was the 90s and a lady friend from Mar del Plata in Argentina was dying to have dinner at La Tour d’Argent, the internationally acclaimed monument to history and gastronomy. The owner, M. Claude Terrail, didn’t just present food, he made his profession shine.

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Terrance's Fifty Favorite Paris Bistros and Restos

Dining out should be fun, relaxing and never, never stressful. Whether a 3-star restaurant or a neighborhood bistro there should always be an excellent rapport qualité prix–a positive relationship between price and quality.

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Adventures on the Wine Route

“Wine is, above all, pleasure. Those who would make it ponderous make it dull,” declares wine importer Lynch in this robustly irreverent account of his quest through France in search of wine. If you own only one book on wine, this is it.

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking

“Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere,” wrote Mesdames Beck, Bertholle, and Child, “with the right instruction.” And here is the book that, for more than forty years, has been teaching Americans how.

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Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France

What is Jewish cooking in France?

That is the question that has haunted Joan Nathan over the years and driven her to unearth the secrets of this hidden cuisine. Now she gives us the fruits of her quest in this extraordinary book, a treasure trove of delectable kosher recipes and the often moving stories behind them, interlaced with the tumultuous two-thousand-year history of the Jewish presence in France.

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