Greg Marchand, aka Frenchie, made a home for himself in the kitchen of the orphanage where he was raised in Nantes, France. Cooking became his passion at a young age and after traveling the world thanks to his culinary talents he settled back in his home country and opened his restaurant Frenchie. This cookbook, Frenchie: New Bistro Cooking
, chronicles some of his most popular recipes along with his story of how he became a chef and how his love for cooking has grown into a community on the Rue du Nil. Sample the brilliance behind his New Bistro cuisine by trying his Foie Gras with Cherry Chutney, or the Crispy Pollock and Asparagus with Vin Jaune Sauce and Walnut Pesto, or the Grilled Baby Lamb with Fava Beans, Sweat Peas and Mint Chutney. Just don't forget to save room for dessert. The Bittersweet Chocolate and Wild Strawberry Tart cannot be missed! If you're longing for classic French flavors updated for a modern palate, then look no further than Frenchie. Published by Artisan. Hardcover. 144 pages. Color photographs.