drinking french

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The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more. Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2020-03-03
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781607749301

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The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more. Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher :
Release : 2020
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781607749295

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Monseigneur le Vin is a distinctly cheeky but highly informative French introduction to the art of drinking wine. Originally published in French in 1927 as part of a set of promotional books for French wine distributor Nicolas, Monseigneur le Vin is a lovely illustrated jewel of a wine primer brought back into print. The book is perfectly relevant to today's wine lovers, charmingly presented: wine information like bouquet, color, and taste profile is essentially the same today, and Montorgueil's reverence for wine is delivered with an élan and is oh-so-very French, with observations like "A full-bodied red wine wants to be laid on its side and made cozy." Delightful and informative, Monseigneur le Vin is sure to appeal to new and experienced wine lovers alike.

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Genre : Cooking
Author :
Publisher : Universe Publishing(NY)
Release : 2020-04-07
File : 120 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780789338006

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A beautiful and deeply researched investigation into French cuisine, from the founding editor of The Art of Eating and author of 50 Foods. In THE FOOD AND WINE OF FRANCE, the influential food writer Edward Behr investigates French cuisine and what it means, in encounters from Champagne to Provence. He tells the stories of French artisans and chefs who continue to work at the highest level. Many people in and out of France have noted for a long time the slow retreat of French cuisine, concerned that it is losing its important place in the country's culture and in the world culture of food. And yet, as Behr writes, good French food remains very, very delicious. No cuisine is better. The sensuousness is overt. French cooking is generous, both obvious and subtle, simple and complex, rustic and utterly refined. A lot of recent inventive food by comparison is wildly abstract and austere. In the tradition of great food writers, Edward Behr seeks out the best of French food and wine. He shows not only that it is as relevant as ever, but he also challenges us to see that it might become the world's next cutting edge cuisine. France remains the greatest country for bread, cheese, and wine, and its culinary techniques are the foundation of the training of nearly every serious Western cook and some beyond. Behr talks with chefs and goes to see top artisanal producers in order to understand what "the best" means for them, the nature of traditional methods, how to enjoy the foods, and what the optimal pairings are. As he searches for the very best in French food and wine, he introduces a host of important, memorable people. THE FOOD AND WINE OF FRANCE is a remarkable journey of discovery. It is also an investigation into why classical French food is so extraordinarily delicious--and why it will endure.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Edward Behr
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016-06-14
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780399564024

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Wine drinking culture in France has traditionally been a source of pride for the French and in an age of concerns about the dangers of ‘binge-drinking’, a major cause of jealousy for the British. Wine drinking and the culture associated with it are, for many, an essential part of what it means to be French, but they are also part of a national construction. Described by some as a national product, or as a ‘totem drink’, wine and its attendant cultures supposedly characterise Frenchness in much the same way as being born in France, fighting for liberty or speaking French. Yet this traditional picture is now being challenged by economic, social and political forces that have transformed consumption patterns and led to the fragmentation of wine drinking culture.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Marion Demossier
Publisher : University of Wales Press
Release : 2010-07-01
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781783161225

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Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Beverage" category Finalist for the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Book Awards Winner of the 2018 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award for Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book A stunningly packaged, definitive guide to bar-building from one of the world's most acclaimed bartenders. Meehan's Bartender Manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan's magnum opus--and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan's storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan's deep dive covers the essential topics, including the history of cocktails and bartending, service, hospitality, menu development, bar design, spirits production, drink mixing technique, and the tools you'll need to create a well-stocked bar--all brought to life in over 150 black- and-white illustrations by artist Gianmarco Magnani. The book also includes recipes for 100 cocktail classics--including Meehan originals--plus insights as to why he makes them the way he does, offering unprecedented access to a top bartender's creative process. Organized by spirit base, the recipes contain detailed annotations and are accompanied by fine art photographer Doron Gild's breathtaking, full-color photos. Thoughtful contributions from more than 50 colleagues around the world who've greatly contributed to global cocktail culture further contextualize Meehan's philosophy. Timeless black-and-white portraits of these industry experts round out this comprehensive tome. This densely informative, yet approachable manual is presented in an iconic package--featuring a textured cover with debossed type, rounded corners, and nearly 500 pages--making it an instant classic to be enjoyed now, and for years to come. Whether you're a professional looking to take your career to the next level or an enthusiastic amateur interested in better understanding concepts like mise en place and the mechanics of drink making, Meehan's Bartender Manual is the definitive modern guide.

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Genre : Bartending
Author : Jim Meehan
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Release : 2017
File : 464 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781607748625

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From the writer and recipe developer behind eat. live. travel. write comes a new cookbook for parents, children and Francophiles of all ages. Forget the fuss and bring simple, delicious French dishes to your home kitchen with Mardi Michels as your guide. Twice a week during the school year, you'll find Mardi Michels--French teacher and the well-known blogger behind eat. live. travel. write--directing up to a dozen children in her school's science lab as they slice, dice, mix, knead and, most importantly, taste. Whether they're learning to make an authentic ratatouille tian or tackling quiche made with pastry from scratch, Mardi's students can accomplish just about anything in the kitchen once they put their minds to it. In her first book, Mardi shows that French food doesn't have to be complicated. The result is an elegant, approachable cookbook featuring recipes tailored for young chefs and their families. From savory dishes like Omelettes, Croque-Monsieurs or Steak Frites to sweet treats like Profiteroles, Madeleines or Crème Brûlée, readers will find many French classics here. With helpful timetables to plan out baking projects, as well as tips on how to get kids involved in the cooking, this book breaks down any preconceived notion that French cuisine is too fancy or too difficult for kids to master. With Mardi's warm, empowering and encouraging instructions, kids of all ages will be begging to help out in the kitchen every day of the week.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Mardi Michels
Publisher : Appetite by Random House
Release : 2018-07-31
File : 192 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780147530783

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Menus written in a foreign language can be confusing, especially when filled with slang and idioms. Can you imagine a tourist to this country who speaks basic English understanding what buffalo wings are? Or Sloppy Joes? A corn dog? Mountain oysters, anyone? This guide will help you negotiate your way around a menu written in French, giving you the freedom to boldly go where you may have feared to enter, put off by a minimal grasp of the language. Remember, even if you are a fluent speaker, there are always strange and unusual menu items to deal with especially from region to region. This handy guide was created for the traveler who wants to experience and enjoy authentic French cuisine. More than a mere dictionary, this pocket-sized book contains an up-to-date list of over 100 restaurants known for serving regional specialties of France; dining customs found in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, French-speaking Switzerland, and the French West Indies; advice on tipping and restaurant etiquette; a pronunciation guide; and translation of over 3500 menu items in an annotated, easy-to-use format. Also containing numerous illustrations on every page of food, maps, and informative and helpful "handwritten" notes that amplify terms for you, including the authors' quips regarding their favorite, or not-so-favorite meals. This convenient and comprehensive menu reader is not only unique but indispensable for the savvy traveler.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Andy Herbach
Publisher :
Release : 2000
File : 127 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0884964426

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Nothing can make a trip to Paris more enjoyable and rewarding than a great dining experience. This guide not only helps you find your way around a menu written in French, but also will help you find great places to eat in Paris, the gastronomic capital of the world! Even if you speak French fluently, we'll bet you a plate of racasse with a side of pourpier that you'll still need a menu translator. There are always strange and unusual items on a menu. With this guide tucked inconspicuously in your pocket, you'll know where to dine in Paris and boldly go where you once feared to enter. This new 9th edition of Eating and Drinking in Paris includes: - A great (and down-to-earth) restaurant guide - A comprehensive French-menu translator - Advice on restaurant etiquette - A short pronunciation guide - Opinions on everything food-related, from what to eat to where to get it... Over 3,000 food-related words and phrases Over 100 fabulous places to eat and drink Over 30 unique food and wine stores 10 simple rules for dining in Paris 8 great outdoor markets. Bistros - Brasseries - Cafés - Cheese Shops - Chocolate Shops - Crèperies - Culinary Walks - Delis - Grocers' Shops - Historic Restaurants - Markets - Pastry Shops - Restaurants - Rôtisseries - Sweet Shops - Tea Shops - Wine Bars & Shops - Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, and Lactose-Free

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Author : Andy Herbach
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-05-15
File : 128 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1719229252

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"The new French classics in 150 recipes that reflect a modern yet distinctly French recipe canon, from New York Times star food writer Melissa Clark. Just as Dorie Greenspan brought Julia Child's recipes into the late 20th century, so Melissa Clark brings French cooking into the 21st century. Now, as one of the nation's favorite cookbook authors and food writers, Melissa updates classic French techniques and dishes to reflect how we cook, shop, and eat today"--

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Melissa Clark
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Release : 2020
File : 336 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780553448252

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