The French Kitchen Cookbook

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The French Kitchen Cookbook

Recipes and Lessons from Paris and Provence

By Patricia Wells

William Morrow & Company, Hardcover, 9780062088918, 312pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 2013

Description

With The French Kitchen Cookbook, culinary legend Patricia Wells invites home cooks into her life in France, makingthe fresh and delicious recipes from her popular classes available to fans who dream of experiencing their own gastronomic adventure in the world's culinary capital.

Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated with stunning color photos, The French Kitchen Cookbook is a compilation and reflection on what she and her students have learned. Patricia Wells's meticulously written recipes express the basics the rules that will help anyone become a better cook, while providing the deep satisfactionthat comes from creating exquisite food from the freshest ingredients.

Here are some of her best recipes for appetizers, desserts, and everything in between, dishes inspired by the vibrant Provencalcountryside and the bustle of Parisian life, including Miniature Onion and Goat Cheese Tatins, Zucchini and Basil Veloute, Fricassee of Chicken with Fennel, Capers, Tomatoes and Sausage, and Apricot Lavender Honey Sorbet.



NPR
Sunday, Nov 24, 2013

After years of cooking and eating the same pumpkin pies, stuffing and green bean casseroles, you might be in a Thanksgiving slump. Veteran restaurant critic Patricia Wells has a few recipes � including a spicy pumpkin soup and "intense" chocolate custards � to put a French twist on the holiday. More at NPR.org

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