French Comfort Food
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By Hillary Davis
In France, people have long taken pride in their deeply rooted traditions and in preserving the recipes of their regional heritage – which means the French have a determined hold on their beloved, classic dishes, the ones that their mothers and grandmothers made.This is French Comfort Food.
Author Hillary Davis collected the recipes in this book from friends and acquaintances made while living in France—recipes handed down through the years, as well as modern family remakes of the originals. Discover French-style brunches, savoury nibbles, family recipes, suppers for friends and the unequalled pleasure of a perfect crème caramel.
With recipes ranging from a divine mac and cheese inspired by Paul Bocuse to aligot, the ultimate mashed potatoes, Davis shows how home cooking à la française is comfort cooking at a whole new level. A terrific cookbook.
• French Comfort Food offers a fabulous array of recipes for every occasion: starters, soups, sandwiches, mains and desserts.
• The easy-to-follow recipes are perfect for weekday home cooking.
• Every recipe is prefaced by an author’s note, filled with handy tips to help you perfect each dish.
• Beautiful recipe photographs, as well as a range of location shots, were produced especially for the book.
Cookbook author, food journalist, cooking instructor, and writer and creator of the popular food blog, Marché Dimanche, Hillary Davis is a long time food columnist and restaurant critic for New Hampshire Magazine. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, A Million A Minute, and has been a food and travel lecturer on Royal Caribbean and Celebrity cruise lines.
As a food authority, she is a frequent judge of cooking competitions and a speaker at food and blogging events.
Hillary lived in the village of Bar-sur-Loup, near Nice, for over 11 years, in Paris for 3 years, in London for over 8 years–as well as spending years in New York City and San Diego.
216 mmx280 mm, portrait