French Country Cooking

French Country Cooking

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French Country Cooking by Elizabeth David, John Minton

French Country Cooking - first published in 1951 - is filled with Elizabeth David's authentic recipes drawn from across the regions of France. 'Her books are stunningly well written ... full of history and anecdote' Observer Showing how each area has a particular and unique flavour for its foods, derived as they are from local ingredients, Elizabeth David explores the astonishing diversity of French cuisine. Her recipes range from the primitive pheasant soup of the Basque country to the refined Burgundian dish of hare with cream sauce and chestnut puree. French Country Cooking is Elizabeth David's rich and enticing cookbook that will delight and inspire cooks everywhere. Elizabeth David (1913-1992) is the woman who changed the face of British cooking. Having travelled widely during the Second World War, she introduced post-war Britain to the sun-drenched delights of the Mediterranean and her recipes brought new flavours and aromas into kitchens across Britain. After her classic first book Mediterranean Food followed more bestsellers, including French Country Cooking, Summer Cooking, French Provincial Cooking, Italian Food, Elizabeth David's Christmas and At Elizabeth David's Table.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140299779
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 07/26/2011
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 594,831
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth David (1913-1992) was a legendary writer and cook. In 1950, she published Mediterranean Food and along with subsequent books, including Italian Food and French Provincial Cooking, changed the face of cookery in Britain for ever. In her later works she explored the traditions of English cooking and is widely considered Britain's greatest twentieth-century cookery writer. Her books continue to inspire many today, who find her philosophy of simplicity, authenticity, knowledge and care to their liking. She received a CBE in 1986.

Table of Contents

Table Of Equivalent Gas And Electric Oven Temperatures
Batterie De Cuisine
Soups
Fish
Eggs
Luncheon, Supper And Family Dishes
Meat
Poultry
Game
Vegetables
Sweets
Sauces
Preserves.

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