Steak Frites and Classic French Bistro Cooking

Steak Frites cookbook is the ultimate guide to real, down-to-earth, authentic French bistro cooking with over 80 traditional recipes from all over France. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages. 

Copyright: 2003 

Publisher: Sixth Avenue Books 

Author: Pierre-Yves Chupin 

ISBN: 9781931722216

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Description: For anyone who wants to enjoy fast, simple, and authentic French bistro cooking in the comfort of their own home, this scrumptious cookbook is a must. Packed with easy-to-follow, mouthwatering recipes, it takes you straight to the heart of the bistro experience, showing you how to prepare the kind of food French families enjoy in their own homes, out at lunch, or dining out in their favorite local bistro. It's a wonderful celebration of the ultimate in traditional French regional cooking. 

To start with, you could sample a brimming bowl of Soupe de poissons, a timeless bistro classic made with The freshest of ingredients. Hailing from Marseille, this hearty fish soup will leave you wanting more. Next, the Jarrets de pore a la biere comes highly recommended. A tangy pork dish from Alsace, it is served with Quenelles au frontage Wane, the whole washed down with a glass or two of Riesling or Gewurztraminer, a spicy, white Alsatian wine. Finally, to round off your meal, take your pick from a deliriously wicked Tarte au chocolat. Poached figs with vanilla ice cream, or maybe a light Lemon souffle. 

There is nothing complicated in the recipes featured in this book. A bistro dish, by definition, is welcoming fare that's straightforward to prepare. An introduction recounting the history of the bistro tradition along with an overview of regional food sets the scene to give you the lull flavor of the authentic bistro that will help you to turn every meal into a genuine bistro experience. In addition, wines and beers are recommended for each recipe, making Steak Frites a kitchen staple you'll find yourself turning to time and again, with the guarantee that whatever you cook from it is sure to satisfy both family and friends. 

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Condition: Good condition. Dust jacket has a spot of worn paper. 

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