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Alain Ducasse America, Lands of Excellence
     

Alain Ducasse America, Lands of Excellence

by Alain Ducasse
 
Foremost French chef, Alain Ducasse travels extensively throughout the world, searching for what makes every country special. In his new book Ducasse shares his discoveries of America's best products and producers. Simple and carefully selected, he captures the precise ingredient and reveals an aspect of its flavor. With the best edibles alphabetized - from

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Foremost French chef, Alain Ducasse travels extensively throughout the world, searching for what makes every country special. In his new book Ducasse shares his discoveries of America's best products and producers. Simple and carefully selected, he captures the precise ingredient and reveals an aspect of its flavor. With the best edibles alphabetized - from almonds to zucchini - this is an ode to the American terroir, a travel into a land of excellence.

Author Bio: Alain Ducasse, the imaginative and exacting master of contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, is hailed internationally as the greatest chef of his generation. He is chef of two three-star restaurants: Louis XV in Monte Carlo and Alain Ducasse in Paris.

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H. Scott Jolley
Maybe this is why he charges $600 for dinner. In search of perfect ingredients for his masterly cuisine, the multi-starred Alain Ducasse takes to the American road in Harvesting Excellence. During his travels, the the French chef plucks stone crabs from warm Florida waters and samples ripe peaches from an Ohio orchard....Ducasse's love of fresh produce—and America—is evident.
Travel and Leisure

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782843231919
Publisher:
Assouline
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
9.51(w) x 12.32(h) x 1.27(d)

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