True Provencal & Nicoise Cooking

True Provencal & Nicoise Cooking


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Original Publisher
Robert Laffont
Date of publication

Recommended by

Drew Smith

Author and editor

In the 1968 edition the translator here Peta Fuller declares: “Other food writers…with unsportstmanlike disregard of poaching rules, have served up generous helpings of the text in their own pages”. Originally published in 1953, Escudier was a pseudo name (real name Rougie Rebstock) for the editor of the local newspaper who collated favourite recipes from chefs and restaurants in the region and gave them a bit of literary brio which would inspire the likes of James Beard and Richard Olney.