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
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life. Includes dozens of new recipes. When David Lebovitz began the project of updating his apartment in his adopted home city, he never imagined he would encounter so much inexplicable red tape while contending with the inconsistent European work ethic and hours. Lebovitz maintains his distinctive sense of humor with the help of his partner Romain, peppering this renovation story with recipes from his Paris kitchen. In the midst of it all, he reveals the adventure that accompanies carving out a place for yourself in a foreign country--under baffling conditions--while never losing sight of the magic that inspired him to move to the City of Light many years ago, and to truly make his home there.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher : Broadway Books
Release : 2018-11-06
File : 368 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780804188401
Price : FREE

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An elegant collection of over 100 cocktail recipes inspired by the City of Light. Bring the romance and elegance of Paris into your home with cocktail recipes from leading French mixologists and the signature drink recipes of Parisian hot spots. More than just a cocktail book, Paris Cocktails celebrates the art of drinking like the French, with entertaining tips for throwing a perfectly Parisian cocktail party, revelations on the latest trends in French mixology, reviews of the best bars in both America and Paris where you can find the true French cocktail experience, and musings from French and non-French alike who have mastered the art of French drinking.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Doni Belau
Publisher : Cider Mill Press
Release : 2015-09-15
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781604335637
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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A delicious memoir about the eight months food writer David McAninch spent in Gascony—a deeply rural region of France virtually untouched by mass tourism—meeting extraordinary characters and eating the best meals of his life. Though he’d been a card-carrying Francophile all of his life, David McAninch knew little about Gascony, an ancient region in Southwest France mostly overlooked by Americans. Then an assignment sent him to research a story on duck. After enjoying a string of rich meals—Armagnac-flambéed duck tenderloins; skewered duck hearts with chanterelles; a duck-confit shepherd’s pie strewn with shavings of foie gras—he soon realized what he’d been missing. McAninch decided he needed a more permanent fix. He’d fallen in love—not only with the food but with the people, and with the sheer unspoiled beauty of the place. So, along with his wife and young daughter, he moved to an old millhouse in the small village of Plaisance du Gers, where they would spend the next eight months living as Gascons. Duck Season is the delightful, mouthwatering chronicle of McAninch’s time in this tradition-bound corner of France. There he herds sheep in the Pyrenees, harvests grapes, attends a pig slaughter, hunts for pigeons, distills Armagnac, and, of course, makes and eats all manner of delicious duck specialties—learning to rewire his own thinking about cooking, eating, drinking, and the art of living a full and happy life. With wit and warmth, McAninch brings us deep into this enchanting world, where eating what makes you happy isn’t a sin but a commandment and where, to the eternal surprise of outsiders, locals’ life expectancy is higher than in any other region of France. Featuring a dozen choice recipes and beautiful line drawings, Duck Season is an irresistible treat for Francophiles and gourmands alike.

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Genre : Travel
Author : David McAninch
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2017-03-07
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780062309426
Price : FREE

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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
Price : FREE

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