Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
By Dorie Greenspan
Dorie Greenspan is an American who has spent much of her life in France. From this James Beard Award winner comes a wonderfully personal and straightforward cookbook that features not just recipes but intimate stories and French culinary secrets as well. Included are recipes for everyday French cooking that use readily available ingredients easily found stateside. Recipes include everything from the delicious but basic Hurry Up And Wait Roast Chicken to a slightly more complex but still easy Tuna Confit With Black Olive Tapenade And Tomato Salsa. The author is an acclaimed baker as well, so those with a sweet tooth will not be disappointed. Desserts range from a surprising Nutella Tartine to a Sublime Caramel Almond Custard Tart.
With over 300 recipes, Dorie Greenspan makes cooking delicious French foods uncomplicated and effortless. Accompanied by gorgeous color photographs, valuable insider tips on the French way of life, and personal stories about living in France, this book is the closest thing to having a French cook hanging out with you in your kitchen!