French Provincial Cooking

French Provincial Cooking Review

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.

Title:French Provincial Cooking
Edition Language:English

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  • Chris

    Elizabeth David is the british equivalent of Julia Childs. They were both exploring French cuisine while living as expats in France during the 1950's (David also lived in Italy, and Greece). She gathe...

  • Caitlin

    I grew up reading through cookbooks as if they were novels. I spent a lot of time in my Seattle grandmother's kitchen, or my family's kitchen, sitting on the floor and reading cookbooks and looking at...

  • Patrick Lassalle

    This is an excellent cookery book, filled with recipes and flavours that to this day still haunt my palette.I've eaten most of the original recipes contained in this volume, all of these cooked for my...

  • Denise Romeo

    Lengthy coverage of all things edible in Europe by the definitive British food journalist Elizabeth David. Read more at http://www.welike2cook.com/2012/04/tunny-fish-polpettone.html....

  • Jac

    love her aristocratic style, curt, take no prisoners. she assumes you know the basics and would not deign to describe how to chop an onion. has no use for 'chefs' it is after all just cookery. the inc...

  • tmll

    hm, her writing about food and experience is amazing, her insights about packing the piehole--oh what joy! but unfortunately this person is, ahem, of her times and extraordinarily racist and classist....

  • Jason Goodwin

    I think this was the book that taught me how to cook. It's opinionated, dirigiste, superbly written and selected, and if curse all the recipes not only work - they take you off to a France that went o...

  • Lyn Elliott

    A classic which I still go back to from time to time....

  • Abbey

    Ahhh, what a delight to read! You can practically taste the food as you read the words. I've bookmarked a few recipes to try, as well....

  • ^

    I’ve needed a new copy of this book for some years now; the spine of the book I own has more than cracked; it has entirely separated down its length into two halves; facilitating a number of the bol...