Remembrance of Things Paris

Author(s): Gourmet Magazine

Food Writing | Christmas Inspiration

For sixty years the best food writers have been sending dispatches from Paris to Gourmet. Collected here, their essays create a unique portrait of the world capital of love and food. When the book begins, just after the war, Paris is a hungry city whose chefs struggle to find the eggs and cream they need to re-create the cuisine from before the German occupation. The city comes alive again with zinc-topped tables crowded with people drinking café au lait and reveling in crisp baguettes, and with the triumphant rebirth of three-star cuisine. In time, nouvelle cuisine is born and sweeps through a newly chic and modern city. It is all here - the old-time bourgeois dinners, the tastemakers of the fashion world, the hero-chefs, and, of course, Paris in all its snobbery and refinement, its inimitable pursuit of the art of fine living.


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  • : 9780812971934
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : ranusa
  • : February 2005
  • : 20.30 cmmm X 13.20 cmmm X 2.00 cmmm
  • : books

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  • : Gourmet Magazine
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 368