Simple French Food 40th Anniversary Edition

by Richard Olney, Mark Bittman, Patricia Wells, James Beard

A new, beautifully rendered edition of Richard Olney's classic book Simple French Food, widely considered one of the most important cookbooks ever published.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544242203
  • ISBN-10: 0544242203
  • Pages: 480
  • Publication Date: 05/06/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 12

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    Richard Olney was considered a culinary genius for his ability to elevate cooking to a practical art. He wrote evocatively about the beauty and pleasure in cooking by focusing on preparing simple foods well. This new edition of his classic cookbook includes a fresh cover, new interior design, and a foreword by Mark Bittman—so that a whole new generation of food lovers can enjoy this inspiring book. Olney’s 175 recipes are so straightforward that cooks will be inspired to go right into the kitchen: herb omelets, fish with zucchini, lamb shanks with garlic, and many more. He also shares techniques (several featuring his own illustrations), such as fermenting vinegar, in line with the back-to-basics trend in cooking. Olney’s emphasis on simplicity and improvisation in cooking will resonate with today’s cooks and food lovers.

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