A Life in the Kitchen: Recipes and Reminiscences from a Master Chef

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Michel Roux Jr. is one of London’s most respected restaurateurs—and some of the world’s greatest chefs (including Gordon Ramsay of the hit television show Hell’s Kitchen) have trained in his family’s various restaurants: Le Gavroche, Waterside Inn, and Brasserie Roux. Here, Michel shares the story of how the Roux family brought French high cuisine to Britain and became the city’s most influential family in food. In addition, he imparts his knowledge of everyday ingredients and how to get the best from your ...

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Overview

Michel Roux Jr. is one of London’s most respected restaurateurs—and some of the world’s greatest chefs (including Gordon Ramsay of the hit television show Hell’s Kitchen) have trained in his family’s various restaurants: Le Gavroche, Waterside Inn, and Brasserie Roux. Here, Michel shares the story of how the Roux family brought French high cuisine to Britain and became the city’s most influential family in food. In addition, he imparts his knowledge of everyday ingredients and how to get the best from your cooking. With 120 recipes offering a light, modern twist on classic French fare, this is a gastronomic tour no home cook will want to miss.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780297844822
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/4/2009
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,466,574
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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Michel Roux Jr. is Chef Patron of Le Gavroche—one of London’s most enduring and respected restaurants, with two Michelin stars and recommendations for excellence in every food guide. Since August 2008 Michel has been a regular on the BBC’s Master Chef. He is a keen fisherman and avid marathon runner.

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