Life and Food in the Dordogne

Life and Food in the Dordogne

by James Bentley
     
 

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Through the centuries, the Dordogne has cherished a tradition of fine cuisine that is famed throughout France, and the region has produced a disproportionate number of France's finest chefs: Brillat-Savarin, Careme, Escoffier, Andre Noel and, in our own times, Marcel Boulestin.

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Through the centuries, the Dordogne has cherished a tradition of fine cuisine that is famed throughout France, and the region has produced a disproportionate number of France's finest chefs: Brillat-Savarin, Careme, Escoffier, Andre Noel and, in our own times, Marcel Boulestin.

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A magnificent series of not-quite cookbooks that loveingly document the connection of cooking with the land...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566635141
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

For many years, James Bentley has lived cooked and eaten in the heart of Périgord. He has written many books, among which are travel guides to the Dordogne, the Loire and Tuscany, The Blue Guide to West Germany and Berlin and a book on Oberammergau and the passion play.

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