Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours Read Online Free - When Julia Child told Dorie Greenspan, “You write recipes just the way I do,” she paid her the ultimate compliment. Julia’s praise was echoed by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, which referred to Dorie’s “wonderfully encouraging voice” and “the sense of a real person who is there to help should you stumble.”
Now in a big, personal, and personable book, Dorie captures all the excitement of French home cooking, sharing disarmingly simple dishes she has gathered over years of living in France.
Around My French Table includes many superb renditions of the great classics: a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a spoon-tender beef daube, and the “top-secret” chocolate mousse recipe that every good Parisian cook knows—but won’t reveal.
Hundreds of other recipes are remarkably easy: a cheese and olive quick bread, a three-star chef’s Basque potato tortilla made with a surprise ingredient (potato chips), and an utterly satisfying roast chicken for “lazy people.”
Packed with lively stories, memories, and insider tips on French culinary customs, Around My French Table will make cooks fall in love with France all over again, or for the first time.

Title : Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
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ISBN : 0618875530
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 544 pages


Leona rated it ★★★★★

September 01, 2017

Wow. When I think of French cooking, I always think complex, time consuming and hard to find ingredients. Dorie Greenspan dispels that conception with "Around My French Table..." The book is filled with wonderful recipes that even the most timid cook wouldn't be afraid to try.

Stacy rated it ★★★★☆

December 14, 2014

I finally understand why half the foodie world is going nuts over Dorie Greenspan in general, and this cookbook in particular. Named Cookbook of the Year by the IACP this month, Around My French Table is a must-have, a magical combination of tempting photographs, approachable yet sophisticated re...

Suzanne rated it ★★★★★

March 01, 2011

My beautiful copy of Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table arrived and after looking it over and marking out the recipes I just had to try, I began reading from cover to cover. This is an exquisite book in many ways. First, it’s a lovely hardcover volume, oversized with good quality heavy pape...

martha rated it ★★★★★

May 19, 2011

All of my cook friends-this is the cookbook you need, even if you don't know it. Do you love Julia Child? French food? Simple recipes? This is your new bible. Gorgeous to look at and so fun to read--I have a new interest in en papillote cooking-Yes, French cooking can be very healthy! Haven't tri...

Cindy Dyson rated it ★★★★★

August 17, 2014

I totally bow to The Tipsy Baker's opinion on this one--great recipes, detailed instructions, and comments in the margins that answer your questions before you even ask them. I loved the occasional descriptions of her shopping adventures in France and wished there were more of them. Since it is a...

Cynthia rated it ★★★★★

September 13, 2010

There are recipes here for every skill level. The instructions are clear with lots of back story in many cases where Greenspan discusses who's recipe it is, why a certain ingredient is included and how it impacts the dish, some in depth vignettes on how to work with a certain food and how to choo...

Karen rated it ★★★★★

June 10, 2015

Terrific! I want to make practically every single recipe.

Lynda rated it ★★★★★

November 22, 2012

One of the best French cookbooks I have read and used.

Debbie rated it ★★★★★

September 27, 2014

One of my most prized cookbooks! Easy recipes and none have failed to come out superbly.

Yasmine rated it ★★★★★

October 27, 2015

One of my all-time favorite cookbooks. Made so many recipes from it and all came out great.

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