French Provincial Cooking

French Provincial Cooking

By Elizabeth David; Juliet Renny (Illustrator); Julia Child (Foreword by)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780141181530, 544pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1999

Description
First published in 1962, Elizabeth David's culinary odyssey through provincial France forever changed the way we think about food. With elegant simplicity, David explores the authentic flavors and textures of time-honored cuisines from such provinces as Alsace, Provence, Brittany, and the Savoie. Full of cooking ideas and recipes, French Provincial Cooking is a scholarly yet straightforward celebration of the traditions of French regional cooking.


About the Author




The unflappable Julia Child brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her television series and books. "Baking with Julia" is a testament to her know-how and teaching tradition. She died on Aug. 12, 2004 just two days before her 92nd birthday.