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French Provincial Cooking.

by DAVID, Elizabeth

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About This Item

Michael Joseph, London., 1960. First edition. Octavo. 492 pages. Drawings by Juliet Renny. One of the author's books that did most to change the English palate. Cloth just a little rubbed at head of spine. Free endpapers spotted. Pages 222/223 tanned from a newspaper cutting. Very good in very good, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed and creased at edges and tanned at spine.

Synopsis

It is difficult to think of any home that can do without Elizabeth David's FRENCH PROVINCIAL COOKING...One could cook for a lifetime on the book alone' - Observer Elizabeth David succeeds in inducing a desire to use each recipe as soon as it is read. Whether she is describing the preparation of a plain green salad, or the marinading of a haunch of wild boar, she writes with the same imaginative directness. Recipes like 'pot au feu' are described in all their delicious simplicity, which, it is made clear, means cooking without elaboration and has nothing to do with the higgledy piggledy 'let's hope it's all right' technique. Some excellent advice is included on the choice of the tools that would always be needed in any kitchen.

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Bookseller
Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
DAVIDELI007040
Title
French Provincial Cooking.
Author
DAVID, Elizabeth
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Michael Joseph, London.
Date published
1960
Keywords
cooking cuisine

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