A Pig In Provence

Author: Georgeanna Brennan
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452119228
Size: 42.64 MB
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From the publisher of Under the Tuscan Sun comes another extraordinary memoir of a woman embarking on a new life—this time in the South of France. Thirty years ago, James Beard Award-winning author Georgeanne Brennan set out to realize the dream of a peaceful, rural existence en Provence. She and her husband, with their young daughter in tow, bought a small farmhouse with a little land, and a few goats and pigs and so began a life-affirming journey. Filled with delicious recipes and local color, this evocative and passionate memoir describes her life cooking and living in the Provenal tradition.

Food Lit

Author: Melissa Brackney Stoeger
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598847066
Size: 63.82 MB
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An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking.

Paris To Provence

Author: Ethel Brennan
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449427510
Size: 24.64 MB
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Interweaves traditional recipes with the authors' memories and stories of spending separate childhood summers in France.

Christmas Sweets

Author: Georgeanne Brennan
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811859325
Size: 63.23 MB
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Lush full-color photographs complement a festive collection of special holiday sweets and treats--for gifts, crafts, decorations, and entertaining--including Chocolate Fudge, Almond-Butter Toffee, Pecan Lace Cookies, Apricot-Pistachio Bars, a Candy Acorn Kissing Ball, and many more. 25,000 first printing.

La Vie Rustic

Author: Georgeanne Brennan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681881438
Size: 64.17 MB
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James Beard Award winning author Georgeanne Brennan shares a lifetime of French farmhouse cooking—combining ingredients from forest, field, sea, and stream—in casual meals for friends and family. Following an approach to daily cooking that’s rooted firmly in the French tradition, Brennan crafts recipes driven by the seasons and the outdoors. Paired with lovely lifestyle photography, this inspiring cookbook weaves together her personal experience, stories, and tips about how to create a sustainable life—one that celebrates the relationship between the land and the table, and among food, family, and friends—no matter where you reside. The Potager: Year-Round Vegetables: green garlic and new potato soup; charred artichokes with fresh herb dipping sauce; zucchini and pine nut fritters; fennel and chicken braised with lemon; savory chard and raisin tart; sweet pepper and shelling bean Gratin; parsnip soup with toasted almonds; winter beignets with sauce verde The Orchard: Fruits & Nuts: homecured olives, cherry and onion chutney for seared duck breast, chestnut and pork stew, pear, arugula and shaved parmesan salad, mulberry and pistachio tart, chestnut cream profiteroles The Barnyard: Cows, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks & Rabbits: foie gras terrine, chicken liver pâté, shredded duck confit and cornichon buns, beef braised in red wine and bone marrow, roast chicken with potatoes and droppings, stuffed breast of lamb-Michoui style, frozen meringues and fruit cream The Forest & Fields: Wild Things : snail stuffed mushroom, wild mushroom soup, foraged greens and prosciutto salad, quail with juniper glaze and shallots, fresh bay leaves skewered with lamb and peppers, Crème Brûlée with Black Truffles, lavender pepper goat cheese. Water: Fish & Shellfish: smoked trout pate, thin sliced raw scallops with wild fennel pollen, pot de poisson, Moules Gratinée, sea bass with lemon verbenas buerre blanc, sea urchin sauce With lovely recipes and tips to sustainable life, La Vie Rustic allows you to live the French lifestyle in your home!

The Sharper Your Knife The Less You Cry

Author: Kathleen Flinn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143114130
Size: 58.48 MB
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Recounts the author's decision to change careers and attend the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, describing how she survived the program's intense teaching methods and competitive fellow students, in an account complemented by two dozen recipes.

No Vulgar Hotel The Desire And Pursuit Of Venice

Author: Judith Martin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393078647
Size: 25.76 MB
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“Add No Vulgar Hotel to the list of books you must read before you come to Venice.”—Donna Leon This is the definitive book for managing an incurable passion for a decaying, water-logged village. Whether you already have a raging case of Venetophilia or are among the fifteen million people who yearly put themselves in danger of contracting it, here is where you get your fix of Venetian wit, history, practicality, and enchantment.

We Ve Always Had Paris And Provence

Author: Patricia Wells
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061866490
Size: 26.17 MB
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Patricia Wells, long recognized as the leading American authority on French food, and her husband, Walter, live the life in France that many of us have often fantasized about. After more than a quarter century, they are as close to being accepted as "French" as any non-natives can be. In this delightful memoir they share in two voices their experiences—the good, the bad, and the funny—offering a charming and evocative account of their beloved home and some of the wonderful people they have met along the way. Full of the flavor and color of the couple's adopted country, this tandem memoir reflects on the life that France has made possible for them and explores how living abroad has shaped their relationship. Written in lyrical, sensuous prose and filled with anecdotes, insights, and endearing snapshots of Walter and Patricia over the years, We've Always Had Paris . . . and Provence beautifully conveys the nuances of the French and their culture as only a practiced observer can. Literally a moveable feast to be savored and shared, including more than thirty recipes that will delight readers and cooks alike, the couple's valentine to France and to each other is delicious in every way.

Windows On Provence

Author: Georgeanne Brennan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780999160206
Size: 47.70 MB
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Famous for its radiant light, vibrant colors, beautiful architecture, flavorful foods, and opulent wines, Provence is one of the most visited destinations of the world. To turn the pages ofWindows on Provence: Musings on the Food, Wine, and Culture of the South of France is to be immersed in the magical region. With each photograph and chapter, the reader is transported to the beaches of Nice under a white umbrella, to the twisting streets of Aix-en-Provence, to the 2,000-year-old ruins of Cimiez, and beyond. Georgeanne Brennan evocatively renders an insider's knowledge of Provence's villages and their ancient customs and traditions. Through rich essays, each examining a unique facet of Proven�al culture, she shares her view of the southern region of the country. Brennan's engaging text, together with alluring photographs, takes the reader on an unforgettable tour, from the sun-drenched C�te d'Azur to the craggy mountains of Haute Provence; to lavender, poppy and wheat fields; through markets full of richly-hued fabrics, antiques and seasonal specialties; to harbors filled with fishermen selling the morning's catch; over hills covered in vines; and into centuries-old buildings and castle ruins, all brought to life through the author's eyes. Included in the bounty are four distinctProven�al recipes as well as indispensable driving tips to help drivers find their way without stress. Windows on Provence is a book for travelers, for dreamers, for Francophiles, for lovers ofProven�al craft and cuisine, and for anyone who wants to be a part of something beautiful and special. Georgeanne Brennan is the author of the popular food memoir,A Pig in Provence as well as the culinary classic,Potager. She is also the author ofMy Culinary Journey:Food and Fetes of Provence. She lives in both France and Northern California.