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From Absinthe to Zest: An Alphabet for Food Lovers (Penguin Great Food) by Alexandre Dumas - Paperback - from Discover Books and Biblio.com

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From Absinthe to Zest: An Alphabet for Food Lovers (Penguin Great Food)

by Alexandre Dumas

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Penguin Books. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

As well as being the author of The Three Musketeers , Alexandre Dumas was also an enthusiastic gourmand and expert cook. His Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine , published in 1873, is an encyclopedic collection of ingredients, recipes and anecdotes, from Absinthe to Zest via cake, frogs' legs, oysters, Roquefort and vanilla. Included here are recipes for bamboo pickle and strawberry omelette, advice on cooking all manner of beast from bear to kangaroo, all brought together in a witty and gloriously eccentric culinary compendium.



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