Rachel Khoo was determined to get to grips with French cooking, so to learn more she moved to Paris, not speaking a word of French, and enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu, the world-famous cookery school. Six years later, she still lives and works in Paris, cooking up a selection of classic French dishes from all over the country and giving them a fresh makeover with her own modern twists. From a Croque Madame muffin and the classic Boeuf bourguignon, to a deliciously fragrant Provencal lavender and lemon roast chicken, Rachel celebrates the culinary landscape of France as it is today and shows how simple these dishes are.
The 120 recipes in the book range from easy, everyday dishes like Omelette Pipérade, to summer picnics by the Seine and afternoon ‘goûter’ (snacks), to meals with friends and delicious desserts including classics like Crème brulee and Tarte tatin. It’s a book that celebrates the very best of French home-cooking in a modern and accessible way. Real French food is no longer something only served in fancy restaurants; Rachel will show how you can add a little French culinary touch to your everyday life at home, no matter where you are in the world, or how big your kitchen is!
The book is also available in:
Dutch published by Kosmos in April 2012.
French published by Hachette in Autumn 2012.
Italian published by Luxury books in Autumn 2012.
Russian published by Cookbooks in Autumn 2012.
Danish published by Lindhart & Ringhof in Autumn 2012.
Norwegian published by Gyldendal Norsk Forlag in Autumn 2012.
German released by DK Verlag in Autumn 2012.
US published by Chronicle in Spring 2013.