Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

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From the James Beard award--winning author of Sauces-a new classic on French cuisine for today's cook His award-winning books have won the praise of The New York Times and Gourmet magazine as well as such culinary luminaries as chefs Daniel Boulud, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Waters. Now James Peterson brings his tremendous stores of culinary knowledge, energy, and imagination to this fresh and inspiring look at the classic dishes of French cuisine. With a refreshing, broadminded approach that embraces different French cooking styles-from fine dining to bistro-style cooking, from hearty regional fare to nouvelle cuisine-Peterson uses fifty qfoundationq French dishes as the springboard to preparing a variety of related dishes. In his inventive hands, the classic Moules An la mariniAure inspires the delightful Miniature Servings of Mussels with Sea Urchin Sauce and Mussel Soup with Garlic Puree and Saffron, while the timeless Duck An l'orange gives rise to the subtle Salad of SautAced or Grilled Duck Breasts and SautAced Duck Breasts with Classic Orange Sauce. Through these recipes, Peterson reveals the underlying principles and connections in French cooking that liberate readers to devise and prepare new dishes on their own. With hundreds recipes and dazzling color photography throughout, Glorious French Food gives everyone who enjoys cooking access to essential French cooking traditions and techniques and helps them give free reign to the intuition and spontaneity that lie in the heart-and stomach-of every good cook. It will take its place on the shelf right next to Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking.More substantial ingredients that might cause the omelet to stick (such as softer cheeses) or break apart (substantial amounts of cooked vegetables ... Beat the herbs right into the eggs (and cream, if youa#39;re using it) before making the omelet.

Title:Glorious French Food
Author:James Peterson
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2012-02-29


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