Author: Marjorie Taylor,Kendall Smith Franchini
View: 3913The renowned school “shares the classic techniques they teach: It’s French cooking made easy, interspersed with a glimpse into life in regional France” (Fathom). IACP Cookbook Award for Food Photography & Styling IACP Cookbook Award for Design Mother and daughter American expats Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini always dreamed of living in France. With a lot of hard work and a dash of fate, they realized this dream and cofounded The Cook’s Atelier, a celebrated French cooking school in the storybook town of Beaune, located in the heart of the Burgundy wine region. Combining their professional backgrounds in food and wine, they attract visitors from near and far with their approachable, convivial style of cooking. Featuring more than 100 market-inspired recipes and 300 exceptional photographs, this comprehensive reference is an extension of their cooking school, providing a refreshingly simple take on French techniques and recipes that every cook should know—basic butchery, essential stocks and sauces, pastry, dessert creams and sauces, and preserving, to name a few. Seasonal menus build on this foundation, collecting recipes that showcase their fresh, vegetable-focused versions of timeless French dishes, such as: Green Garlic Soufflé Watermelon and Vineyard Peach Salad Little Croques Madames Sole Meunière with Beurre Blanc and Parsleyed Potatoes Seared Duck Breast with Celery Root Puree and Chanterelles Madeleines Plum Tarte Tatin Almond-Cherry Galette More than a practical introduction to classic French cooking, this richly illustrated volume is also a distinctively designed celebration of the French art of joie de vivre and “is likely to have readers fantasizing about their own escapes to France” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).