The idiosyncrasies of language can tell us a lot about a culture. In this delightful book, clotilde dusoulier, creator of the award-winning food blog Chocolate & Zucchini, delves into the history and meaning of fifty of the French language’s most popular food-related expressions. Accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations by artist mélina josserand, edible french is the tastiest way to explore french culture—one that will leave you in high spirits—or, Edible French explores whimsical turns of phrase such as:Tomber dans les pommes falling into the apples = faintingSe faire rouler dans la farine being rolled in flour = being fooledAvoir un cœur d’artichaut having the heart of an artichoke = falling in love easilyA treat of a read for Francophiles and food lovers alike, as the French say, vous donnera la pêche give you the peach.
The French Market Cookbook: Vegetarian Recipes from My Parisian Kitchen
With 75 color photographs of the tempting dishes and the abundant markets of Paris, and with Clotilde’s charming stories of shopping and cooking in France, The French Market Cookbook is a transportive and beautiful cookbook for food lovers everywhere. In the french market cookbook, she takes us through the seasons in 82 recipes—and explores the love story between French cuisine and vegetables.
Choosing what’s ripe and in season means Clotilde does not rely heavily on the cheese, cream, and pastas that often overpopulate vegetarian recipes. Cook from the farmer’s market with inspired vegetarian recipes—many of which are gluten-free and dairy-free—with a French twist, all highlighting seasonal produce.
Beloved ChocolateAndZucchini. Com food blogger Clotilde Dusoulier is not a vegetarian. Clarkson Potter Publishers. Instead she lets the bright flavors of the vegetables shine through: carrots are lightly spiced with star anise and vanilla in a soup made with almond milk; tomatoes are jazzed up by mustard in a gorgeous tart; winter squash stars in golden Corsican turnovers; and luscious peaches bake in a cardamom-scented custard.
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Tasting Paris: 100 Recipes to Eat Like a Local
Tasting paris features new and classic French recipes and cooking techniques that will demistify the art of French cooking and transport your dinner guests to Paris. Whether you have experienced the charm of Paris many times or dream of planning your first trip, here you will find the food that makes this city so beloved.
Featuring classic recipes like roast chicken with herbed butter and croutons, and Profiteroles, as well as newer dishes that reflect the way Parisians eat today, such as Ratatouille Pita Sandwich with Chopped Eggs and Tahini Sauce and Spiralized Zucchini Salad with Peach and Green Almonds. With 100 recipes, shopping the robust open-air markets, tasting paris transports you to picnicking along the Seine, 125 evocative photographs, and native Parisian Clotilde Dusoulier’s expertise, and finding the best street food—bringing the flavors and allure of this favorite culinary destination to your very own kitchen.
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The Farm to Table French Phrasebook: Master the Culture, Language and Savoir Faire of French Cuisine
French culinary phrases, foodie terms and cultural tips come together in the ultimate food-lover’s guide pays des dÉliceswhether you’re spending a semester in paris, vacationing in the riviera, the farm to table french phrasebook opens a bountiful world of food that you won’t find in any textbook or classroom: • Navigate produce markets, dining at a local bistro or mastering the French culinary art in your own kitchen, charcuteries and patisseries• Prepare meals the French way with delicious, authentic recipes• Speak the lingo of Paris’s top restaurants and bistros• Pair regional wines with delightful cheeses• Master the proper table etiquette for dining at a friend’s house Clarkson Potter Publishers.
Chocolate and Zucchini: Daily Adventures in a Parisian Kitchen
Clotilde dusoulier is a twenty-seven-year-old parisian who adores sharing her love of all things food-related—recipes, restaurant experiences, inspirations, and above all the pleasure of cooking with the fresh ingredients found in her local Montmartre shops. The los angeles times calls her recipes "simple, charming, and fun.
Appetizers such as cumin cheese puffs, and desserts like chocolate and Caramel Tart can all be found alongside menus for entertaining, main dishes including Mustard Chicken Stew, sandwiches and tarts like Tomato Tatin, soups like Chestnut and Mushroom, as well as tips for throwing cocktail or dinner parties with French flair.
But her infatuation with food was born not in her mother’s Parisian kitchen, but in San Francisco, where she moved after college and discovered a new world of tastes. Used book in Good Condition. Clarkson Potter Publishers. Chocolate & zucchini is the book for anyone who has journeyed to Paris and can still recall the delicious flavors and aromas—or for those of us who only dream about them.
When she returned to her beloved France, her culinary exploits inspired her popular and critically acclaimed blog, ChocolateandZucchini. Com. In her first book, dusoulier provides a glimpse into the life of a young Parisian as she savors all that the city has to offer and shares her cooking philosophy in the form of more than 75 recipes that call for healthy ingredients such as zucchini and more indulgent tastes such as chocolate.
Let's Eat France!: 1,250 specialty foods, 375 iconic recipes, 350 topics, 260 personalities, plus hundreds of maps, charts, tricks, tips, and ... you want to know about the food of France
Profiles of french food icons like Colette and Curnonsky, Brillat-Savarin and Bocuse, the Troigros dynasty and Victor Hugo. It’s a book you’ll open anywhere—and never want to close. Here are classic recipes, eight essential composed salads, blanquette de veau, pâté en croûte, including how to make a pot-au-feu, choucroute, and the best ratatouille.
Adding to the overall delight of the book is the random arrangement of its content a tutorial on mayonnaise is next to a list of places where Balzac ate, making each page a found treasure. Clarkson Potter Publishers. Named a best food book of the year / best book to gift by the new york times book review, national geographic, real simple, and more There’s never been a book about food like Let’s Eat France! A book that feels literally larger than life, it is a feast for food lovers and Francophiles, The Guardian, Houston Chronicle, combining the completist virtues of an encyclopedia and the obsessive visual pleasures of infographics with an enthusiast’s unbridled joy.
Poster-size guides to the breads of France, the wines of France, the oysters of France—even the frites of France. A region-by-region index of each area’s famed cheeses, charcuterie, and recipes. You’ll meet endive, the belle of the north; discover the croissant timeline; understand the art of tartare; find a chart of wine bottle sizes, from the tiny split to the Nebuchadnezzar the equivalent of 20 standard bottles; and follow the family tree of French sauces.
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Clotilde's Edible Adventures in Paris
A dozen tempting recipes are also included, shared or inspired by Clotilde’s favorite chefs and bakers. For first-time visitors and seasoned travelers alike, Clotilde’s Edible Adventures in Paris offers invaluable insider recommendations on eating and shopping with Parisian panache. The best of paris, specialty shops, and much, bookstores, and salons de thé, featuring 164 restaurants, chocolate and candy shops, cookware and tableware stores, bistros, pastry shops, wine bars, outdoor markets, cheese shops, as well as over 130 bakeries, much more! Clarkson Potter Publishers.
Used book in Good Condition. Her book, introduced her to a wider, Chocolate and Zucchini, equally enthusiastic audience. Clotilde dusoulier, a native parisian and passionate explorer of the city’s food scene, has won a tremendous following online with her insider reports and wonderful recipes on her blog, www.
Chocolateandzucchini. Com. Now in clotilde’s edible adventures in Paris, Clotilde reveals her all-time favorite food experiences in her native city. Packed with advice on everything from deciphering a French menu to ordering coffee correctly, this book is like having Clotilde as a personal guide. She takes us on a mouthwatering tour of the restaurants, or a glass of wine, and shops she loves the most: from the best places to go for lunch, tea, markets, to “neo bistros” and the newest places to find spectacular yet affordable meals.
A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment
A witty exploration of the facts and legends surrounding some of the most popular French foods and wines by a French cheesemonger and an American academic, A Bite-Sized History of France tells the compelling and often surprising story of France from the Roman era to modern times. These gastronomic tales will edify even the most seasoned lovers of food, history, and all things French.
Used book in Good Condition. Clarkson Potter Publishers. They help explain france’s dark history of war and conquest, as well as its most enlightened cultural achievements and the political and scientific innovations that transformed human history. The origins of the most legendary french foods and wines—from Roquefort and cognac to croissants and Calvados, from absinthe and oysters to Camembert and champagne—also reveal the social and political trends that propelled France’s rise upon the world stage.
One of smithsonian magazine’s ten best books about travel of 2018”one of afar magazine’s 8 New Books You Need to Read Before Flying to France”It’s the authors’ friendly accessibility that makes these stories so memorable. Christine muhlke, the new york Times Book ReviewA very cool book about the intersections of food and history.
Michael pollan, new york times bestselling author of How to Change Your Mind and The Omnivore’s DilemmaSavor this book in bite-sized morsels, the better to enjoy every bit. Dorie greenspan, from the rebellions sparked by bread and salt to the new cuisines forged by empire, in the delicious tradition of anthony bourdain, Peter Mayle, On Dessert” columnist for The New York Times Magazine, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Around My French Table and Dorie’s CookiesA French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, and Pamela Druckerman From the cassoulet that won a war to the crêpe that doomed Napoleon, the history of France is intimately entwined with its gastronomic pursuits.
Traversing the cuisines of france’s most famous cities as well as its underexplored regions, the age-old tension between tradition and innovation, this innovative social history explores the impact of war and imperialism, and the enduring use of food to prop up social and political identities.
F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders
Full of the richness and variety of france beyond the platitudes, including recipes and charming illustrations, F is for France is an ideal gift book and a must-read for Francophiles and anyone with an interest in French travel and culture. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. From absinthe and catacombs to former french soccer player Zinedine Zidane, Eatwell leaves no stone unturned, taking readers off the beaten path to explore the kind of information that gets missed in guidebooks and 'official' information sources.
Who could imagine, for example, and many other off-beat delights, that there is a village in France where UFOs are banned from landing? Or that there is a verifiable population of wild kangaroos in the forests surrounding Paris? These, are just some of the curiosities awaiting readers in this journey through byways and hidden treasures of this endlessly fascinating and paradoxical country.
Used book in Good Condition. Exploring a culture filled with arcane laws, historical incidents, literary, Don't They is a delightful exploration of France's quirky, Piu Eatwell's follow up to her award-winning and critically acclaimed myth-buster They Eat Horses, and bizarre paradoxes, and culinary heritage.
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Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide
A local’s treasure map to the sites where Parisians know to go to be oh-so-Parisian. Finally, must-visit, the “must-do, must-see” travel list given to you by the Parisian friend you’ve been longing to have. Cultural musings, and informative details accompany the illustrations throughout, anecdotes, accessible histories, making this volume truly as practical as it is beautiful.
The book features seven specially curated daylong walking tours. Vibrant watercolors illustrate destinations including architectural marvels, food and wine favorites, markets, gardens, historical highlights, cultural hubs, and lots of little “je ne sais quoi’s” that make Paris so magical. The careful artistry, insider’s musings, and approachable readability—both visually and texturally—in this book will delight and inspire tourists and armchair travelers alike.
Winsome watercolor maps of the “promenades” with colorful icons of suggested sites guide readers through the romantic, passing cafés, historical sights, winding Parisian streets, small galleries, outdoor markets, and the kind of authentic and timeless places that one hopes to find when imagining the city.
Used book in Good Condition. Charmingly illustrated throughout, this practical guide will transport readers to the delightful sites and discoveries of Paris. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Clarkson Potter Publishers.
L'Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home
When david lebovitz began the project of updating his apartment in his adopted home city, he never imagined he would encounter so much inexplicable red tape while contending with perplexing work ethic and hours. Clarkson Potter Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. Includes dozens of new recipes. Bestselling author and world-renowned chef david lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, food, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, and what it means to revamp one's life.
Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Crown. In the midst of it all, he reveals the adventure that accompanies carving out a place for yourself in a foreign country—under baffling conditions—while never losing sight of the magic that inspired him to move to the City of Light many years ago, and to truly make his home there.
. Lebovitz maintains his distinctive sense of humor with the help of his partner Romain, peppering this renovation story with recipes from his Paris kitchen.