French Menu Cookbook

French Menu Cookbook

The Food and Wine of France - Season by Delicious Season - in Beautifully Composed Menus for American Dining and Entertaining by An American Living in Paris and Provence

Paperback - 2011?
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Now in paperback, this landmark, debut cookbook from Richard Olney is brimming with over 150 authentic recipes that capture the flavors and spirit of the French countryside.

Originally published in 1970, The French Menu Cookbook is one of the most important culinary works of the twentieth century. It has served as a foundational resource and beacon to cooks worldwide--including visionaries like Alice Waters--who redefined American cuisine. Well ahead of his time, Olney champions a seasonal approach to cooking and provides thoughtful, intriguing wine pairings. This revolutionary text offers masterfully arranged menus for every occasion, from casual dinners for two to decadent soirees. In paperback for the first time, this celebrated kitchen classic is a must-have for adventurous home cooks, chefs, gourmets, and Francophiles alike.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed, [2011?], c1970.
ISBN: 9781607740025
Branch Call Number: 641.5944 O51
Characteristics: 447 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bertolli, Paul


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Aug 20, 2011

A culinary classic, this book is a must read for anyone interested in French cuisine. Full of excellent menus and recipes, Olney also provides immensely readable commentary. Bravo to OPL for adding this title to the collection.


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