Amuse bouche

Boyd, Carolyn

£18.99

What makes a real salade niçoise? What type of cheese is officially France’s stinkiest? Why does the sandy carrot have such a superior flavour? And who exactly are the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Giant Omelette? Leading expert on French food and culture Carolyn Boyd shares the stories behind the country’s most fascinating foods and ingredients. Spanning every region of France and divided into 200 separate vignettes, each entry blends history and travel, personal anecdote and recipes.

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Publish Date: 06/06/2024

Description

‘A perfect balance of history, food, anecdotes and recommendations … Carolyn’s enthusiasm for French gastronomy is legendary’ Michel Roux Jr’Wondrous, witty, delicious and fun. Every page made me hungry’ Raymond BlancWhat makes a real salade niçoise?What type of cheese is officially France’s stinkiest?Why does the sandy carrot have such a superior flavour?And who exactly are the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Giant Omelette? Leading expert on French food and culture Carolyn Boyd shares the stories behind the country’s most fascinating foods and ingredients. Spanning every region of France and divided into 200 separate vignettes, each entry blends history and travel, personal anecdote and recipes. Amuse Bouche is a book to be devoured: a beautifully illustrated, joyous celebration of French food, and a charming, practical guide to inspire your own travels – whether you’re a proud Francophile or don’t know your ficelle from your flûte.

Additional information

Weight 480 g
Dimensions 218 × 144 × 40 mm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

641.5944 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K