The Food of France

M.F.K. Fisher: The Art of Eating

This 50th anniversary paperback reprint contains what Julia Child referred to as “the essence of M.F.K. Fisher, one of this country’s earliest food writers

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Lulu's Provencal Table

Of all of the culinary treasures that Richard Olney brought home from France for his American audience, the spritely and commanding Lulu Peyraud is perhaps the most memorable. A second-generation proprietor of Provence’s noted vineyard Domaine Tempier, and producer of some of the region’s best wines and meals, Lulu has for over 50 years been Provence’s best-kept secret.

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Meet Paris Oyster

MEET PARIS OYSTER is an engaging exploration of the Parisian love affair with the world’s most sensuous shellfish.

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The French Kitchen Cookbook-Patricia Wells

Here is a wonderful recipe from Patricia Wells THE FRENCH KITCHEN COOKBOOK  that I find ideal for a chilly winter night when you want a substantial dish with rich flavors without slaving over a hot stove.

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Calvados

Calvados, the incomparable pear and apple-based brandy from Normandy, France, has a history dating back nearly 500 years. While not as well known as Cognac or Armagnac, Calvados holds a dear place in the hearts of many spirits lovers.

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Champagne A Global History

From the smash of a bottle on the side of a new ship to the pop of the cork at a New Year’s Eve party champagne signals celebration, fun, and camaraderie all over the world. Bubbly, as we affectionately call it, is a symbol of luxury and decadence and the go-to drink whenever there is an important toast. This history from Becky Sue Epstein is a celebration of the world’s most celebratory drink.

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The French Kitchen Cookbook-Patricia Wells (2)

Here is a wonderful recipe from Patricia Wells THE FRENCH KITCHEN COOKBOOK  that I find ideal for a chilly winter night when you want a substantial dish with rich flavors without slaving over a hot stove.

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Raymond Blanc Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

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The Paris Insider Newsletter

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