Simply French Cookbook

Simply French Cookbook  shares the culinary works of a top food author and a top chef. Patricia Wells works her magic with Joel Robuchon to offer you 125 French recipes that helped earned the cookbook a James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence. 


Format: Softcover, 367 pages 

Copyright: 1991. First paperback edition 

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 

Author: Patricia Wells 

ISBN: 9780688143565

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Description: How can a good cook become a great cook? It's all in the details. 

Becoming a good cook means learning principles that will last you a lifetime in the kitchen; with simply french, you will never cook the same way again. 

  • Knowing when to season and how • Appreciating the simple process of reducing a sauce
  • Allowing meats and poultry to rest so they release maximum flavor
  • The simple art of straining a sauce for a refined condensed flavor
  • Knowing why dried herbs are no substitute for fresh

In Simply French, acclaimed food critic and best-selling author of Trattoria Patricia Wells works side by side with award-winning French chef Joel Robuchon to distill the best of the French table for the American cook. Among the 125 exciting recipes you'll find in Simply French are Potatoes "Chanteduc," a perfect Roast Chicken, Beef Tenderloin Roasted in Herb-Infused Salt Crust, Marbleized Chocolate Wafers, and Cinnamon-Chocolate Mousse. 


Condition: Good condition. Cover corner is slightly creased just on the tip. 

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