Elizabeth David - French Provincial Cooking (2nd Hand Paperback)
French Provincial Cooking is Elizabeth David's classic work on French regional cuisine.
Providing simple recipes like omelettes, soufflés, soups and salads, it also offers more complex fare such as pâtés, cassoulets, roasts and puddings.
First published in 1960, it is readable, inspiring and entertainingly informative. French Provincial Cooking by Elizabeth David is the perfect place to go for anyone wanting to bring a little France into their home.
With elegant simplicity, David explores the authentic flavours and textures of time-honoured cuisines from such provinces as Alsace, Provence, Brittany, and the Savoie. Full of cooking ideas and recipes, French Provincial Cooking is a scholarly yet straightforward celebration of the traditions of French regional cooking.
- Format : Very Thick 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
- Category : Non-Fiction - Cookbooks, Food & Drink
- Published : 1960 (This Edition 2011 - Penguin)
- ISBN : 9780140273267
- SKU : B002667
- PPC : SP500gm
- RRP : £12.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
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'Britain's most inspirational food writer' - Independent.
'When you read Elizabeth David, you get perfect pitch. There is an understanding and evocation of flavours, colours, scents and places that lights up the page' - Guardian.
'Not only did she transform the way we cooked but she is a delight to read' - Express on Sunday.
'If you haven't read David, you must. She's probably more familiar in England than here (although that may have changed). Her style is anecdotal, but exacting - full of details that may seem picky, but that prove their worth when you use them. Honestly, I think Nigella Lawson wishes she was Elizabeth David - not to criticize Lawson, but David is obviously the template for much of what she does. What a wonderful read and a great book for building technique and ideas.' - Goodreads Review.
Elizabeth David CBE was a British cookery writer. In the Mid-20th Century she strongly influenced the revitalisation of home cookery in her native country and beyond with articles and books about European cuisines and traditional British dishes.