The Bonne Femme Cookbook: Simple, Splendid Food That French Women Cook Every Day
by Wini Moranville will teach you how to prepare elegant meals effortlessly in the French style. Literally translated, bonne femme
means "good wife" and is the term most frequently used to describe the style of home cookery found in households throughout France. The simple, satisfying meals focused on in the book are sure to become staples in your cooking repertoire and Wini's uncomplicated methods will revolutionize the way you cook. The book is first separated into courses so that you can plan meals easily, then by style of cooking. Whether you're sauteing a quick weeknight meal of Poulet la Poire
or stewing beef on the weekend for the classic Beef Bourguignon
, Wini expertly guides you on how to create delicious French meals in your kitchen, even going so far as to suggest substitutions for traditional French ingredients when they are unavailable. With 250 recipes, ranging from delicious nibbles for the cocktail hour to grande finale desserts, this is one cookbook no great home cook should be without! Hardcover. 416 pages.