France

France

by Steve Fallon, Sophie Le Mao

Paperback

$12.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781864500219
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Series: World Food Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 4.55(w) x 6.48(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction8
The Culture of French Cuisine9
History13
How the French Eat21
Etiquette28
Staples & Specialities31
Bread34
Cereals, Grains & Pulses36
Vegetables38
Fruit & Nuts40
Meat & Game42
Poultry44
Charcuterie46
Pates & Terrines48
Fish & Shellfish50
Cheese52
Other Dairy Products58
Soup59
Fungi62
Oils & Fats64
Herbs, Spices & Seasonings66
Jam & Honey69
Patisserie70
Confectionery73
Drinks75
Wine77
Wine-Producing Areas83
Champagne97
Other Alcoholic Drinks99
Non-alcoholic Drinks105
Home Cooking & Traditions109
Utensils115
Celebrating With Food117
Regional Variations125
Normandy127
Brittany130
Champagne & the North133
Alsace & Lorraine137
The Loire141
Paris & the Ile de France145
Burgundy150
Lyon & the Rhone154
The Jura & the Alps158
Bordeaux & the Atlantic Coast162
Central France167
Gascony & the Basque Country176
Languedoc-Roussillon180
Corsica183
Shopping & Markets187
Specialist Shops188
At the Market193
A French Picnic199
Things to Take Home200
Where to Eat & Drink201
Places to Eat & Drink203
Ethnic Food209
Vegetarians & Vegans211
Kosher212
Children212
Understanding The Menu213
Types of Menus215
Reading the Menu216
Drinks217
The Courses218
A French Banquet221
Fit & Healthy227
Recommended Reading230
Eat Your Words231
Pronunciation Guide232
Useful Phrases233
English-French Glossary243
French Culinary Dictionary265
Photo Credits304
Index305

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