The Essence of French Cooking

The Essence of French Cooking

Book - 2014
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In this very personal book, Michel Roux distills a lifetime's knowledge into this definitive work on French food and cooking. Based around 100 classic recipes that have stood the test of time, this lavishly illustrated book explores the diversity of French cuisine, which for centuries has influenced so many other styles of cooking around the world. Michel gives modern interpretations of classic dishes, with his favorite variations and accompaniments. He provides expert guidance on classic techniques as well as fascinating stories about the origins of recipes, ingredients and regional culinary traditions.
Publisher: London : Quadrille Publishing, 2014.
ISBN: 9781849496629
Branch Call Number: 641.59 R
Characteristics: 271 pages :,colour illustrations ;,29 cm


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Feb 22, 2016

As always, Chef Roux's books are inspirational! I'm still waiting to try the mussel soufflé and the harlequin soufflé. My versions may differ a bit from his, but they were definitely inspired by the recipes in this book. Thinking of using cocoa nibs and hazelnuts in the chocolate portion and possibly macadamia nut & white chocolate in the white portion(s).

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