The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France

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ISBN: 9780062088062
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 26th, 2013

Take a culinary journey with author John Baxter through the world of French cooking from Paris to Nice to Normandy to Alsace-Lorraine.  Along the way he tells the fascinating history of certain foods, exotic ingredients, restaurants, both good and bad, and the lives of the famous and infamous, all to be found in the remarkable world of French haute cuisine.  Bon appetit!


The Sweet Life in Paris

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The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City Cover Image
ISBN: 9780767928892
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Published: Broadway Books - March 1st, 2011

Food writer and ex-Chez Panisse dessert chef, Lebovitz,  shares the secrets of French cooking and Parisian living.  The quirks and idiosyncrasies of Parisians that often leave visitors outraged (queue jumping, unhelpful sales staff) are explained with humor and Lebovitz also provides a goldmine of food tips such as where to find the best croissants, chocolates and cheese,  when not to use a knife and fork and how to order coffee.  There is a list of his favorite foodie haunts and recipes so you can recreate the flavors of Paris chez-vous. A bonus of useful information for anyone planning a trip but also a delicious read for anyone with a sweet tooth and the ache for French cuisine.


Travels with Epicurus

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ISBN: 9780143121930
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Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2012

Taking Epicurus as his guide, Klein meditates on a philosophy of old age while on an extended visit to the Greek Island of Hydra. His choice of epigraph neatly sums up the heart of this little gem of a book, “Not what we have, but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance.”


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