A Francophile feast of gastronomic gems and culinary savoir faire. Translated from the French and fully illustrated: fascinating articles cover 1,250 speciality foods, 375 iconic recipes, 350 food topics and 260 personalities, plus hundreds of maps, charts, tricks, tips and anecdotes from the French kitchen to yours. Sit back and savour Colette's original recipe for La Flognarde, or try pot-au-feu; a region-by-region index of famed cheeses; poster-size guides to the breads, wines, oysters and 'frites' of France; a mayonnaise tutorial; croissant timeline, family tree of French sauces and much more. An amazing selection of everything you wanted to know – and many things you didn’t know you wanted to know - about the food of France.
Size & Additional Information
33.5 x 25.5cm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white