French Culinary Institute's Salute to Healthy Cooking

French Culinary Institute's Salute to Healthy Cooking  showcases French recipes from top chefs like Jacques Torres and Jacques Pepin. Classic dishes are uncovered inside this cookbook along with the help of instructors from the French Culinary Institute. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 313 pages. 

Copyright: 1998 

Publisher: Rodale Books 

Author: Alain Sailhac; Jacques Pepin; Andre Soltner; Jacques Torres; French Culinary Institute 

ISBN: 9780875964409

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Description: Eating is a national pastime in France, yet the French are remarkably slim and free from heart disease. How do they do it? This book tells all -- and shows how Americans can benefit from eating as the French do. 

Compiled by America's foremost French chefs -- Jacques Pepin, Alain Sailhac, Andre Soltner, and Jacques Torres -- along with the faculty of the French Culinary Institute, this cookbook takes the mystique out of French cooking. The recipes are classic French dishes that have been streamlined to be healthy, simple, and easy to prepare. Using the trade secrets of these talented chefs, home cooks will be able to easily recreate stunning and flavorful modem French dishes, such as: 

  • Chocolate Souffles 
  • Wine-Steamed Salmon 
  • Lamb Chops with Spring Vegetables 
  • Mango Tarte Tatin 
  • Potato-Mushroom Gaieties 
  • Chicken Breasts Chasseur 
  • Lobster Salad 

Forty seasonal dinner menus use the freshest, healthiest, most flavorful ingredients for a distinctly French taste. Each menu consists of a first course, main course, and dessert. In addition to the menus for each season are Menus for Easy Entertaining. These include: 

  • Backyard Barbecue 
  • Autumn Evening with Friends 
  • Cocktail Party 
  • Christmas Dinner 
  • A Winter Night by the Fire 

Learn the simple secrets that top chefs use to master the basics of cooking. These techniques are the key to turning classic recipes into mouth-watering dishes that are both healthy and easy! 

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Condition: Good condition. 

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