French Family CookingAuthor: Carole Clements Elizabeth Wolf-Cohen
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Staple stitched
Publish date: November 2007
60 traditional and evocative recipes from the French countryside A collection of mouth-watering dishes, from simple salads to delectable meat, fish and vegetable dishes, and classic pastries, cakes and desserts Beautifully illustrated throughout with easy to follow step-by-step recipes Professional cook's tips throughout ensure success Uncomplicated, robust and delicious food using the best seasonal produce Country-style cooking is the simple, tasty food served in French homes and small family restaurants. Fresh vegetables and fruits, dairy produce, and the very best meat, poultry, fish and seafood play an essential role. This book brings together a fabulous selection of recipes from all over France, that evokes the authentic flavours of this rich and diverse cuisine. The preparation and presentation of these recipes is uncontrived and uncomplicated and suitable for a variety of occasions, from family meals to formal entertaining. Many traditional favourites are included, such as French Onion Soup, Salad Nicoise, Moules Marinieres, and Toulouse Cassoulet, as well as less well-known but equally delicious dishes, such as Potato Salad with Sausage, Courgette and Tomato Bake, and Lentils with Bacon. A wide range of desserts and pastries includes a luscious Lemon Tart and a wonderfully rustic Apple Tart that is simplicity itself to make, as well as the classic Creme Caramel.This evocative and authentic volume brings to life the true flavours of the real France. It is a delectable collection of recipes as diverse as the people and regions from which they originate.