St Martins Pr, August 1998. Hardcover. Item #124440
Compiled by America's foremost French chefs - Jacques Pepin. Alain Sailhac, Andre Soltner, and Jacques Torres - along with the faculty of the French Culinary Institute, this cookbook takes the mystique out of French cooking. The recipes are classic French dishes that have been streamlined to be healthy, simple, and easy to prepare. Using the trade secrets of these talented chefs, home cooks will be able to easily recreate stunning and flavorful modern French dishes, such as Chocolate Souffles, Wine-Steamed Salmon, Lamb Chops with Spring Vegetables, Mango Tarte Tatin, Potato-Mushroom Calettes, Chicken Breasts Chasseur, and Lobster Salad. Forty seasonal dinner menus use the freshest, healthiest, most flavorful ingredients for a distinctly French taste. Each menu consists of a first course, main course, and dessert. In addition to the menus for each season are Menus for Easy Entertaining. These include Backyard Barbecue, Autumn Evening with Friends, Cocktail Party, Christmas Dinner, and A Winter Night by the Fire. Learn the simple secrets that top chefs use to master the basics of cooking.