Marcel Boulestin demystifies the stereotypically complex French cuisine with easy-to-follow instructions for over 300 classic French dishes. Written in 1923, Simple French Cooking for English Homes paints a narrative picture of the French country where you would find Salades de Chicorée or Soupe au Fromage, along with detailed methods for preparation of traditional French meals and a typical week’s menu.
from the publisher
Xavier Marcel Boulestin's Simple French Cooking for English Homes did much to popularise French cuisine in the English-speaking world. In this charming book, chef, restaurateur and author Boulestin dispels the myth that French cooking is complicated, rich and full of nondescript dishes with pretentious names by offering over 300 delicious recipes…which are simple and easy to make.
Loving French food is easy. Finding exactly what kind of French food to cook, learn about and discover is a bit more complicated. This route through France’s regions, chefs and cooking styles will help you find the best of French cuisine