Author(s): Maeve O'Meara
Following on from bestsellers Food Safari and Italian Food Safari, French Food Safari is the much-awaited next feast in the beautiful Food Safari series -- a celebration of the incredible breadth and diversity of French food traditions. For the first time, the Food Safari team travels abroad, capturing beautiful images and stories across the length of France. Travel again with Maeve O'Meara, this time with legendary chef Guillaume Brahimi (Guillaume at Bennelong, Bistro Guillaume), as they spend time with top French chefs and artisanal producers. Some of the world's most celebrated French culinary masterpieces feature alongside beautiful rustic family favourites. Offering simple foolproof recipes that anyone can cook at home, it's a delicious journey into France making discoveries that will inspire any cook. Chefs and restaurateurs who share their wisdom and recipes include Alain Ducasse, Stephane Reynaud and Mark Best (from Marque in Sydney). In addition, Guillaume shares some of his favourite home-style recipes.
An award winning television food presenter and author, Maeve O'Meara has spent the last 20 years exploring the many cuisines that make Australia's culinary scene so vibrant. Along with French Food Safari, she was the presenter of the Food Safari and Italian Food Safari television series, and the author of the accompanying books. Chef Guillaume Brahami trained with French master Jo l Robuchon and is adept at explaining the techniques that underlie French cuisine. He is the author of Food for Friends, and is executive chef of Guillaume at Bennelong (at the base of the Opera House in Sydney) and Bistro Guillaume in Melbourne.