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Remembrance of things paris [electronic resource] : Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet. Gourmet Magazine Editors.

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  • ISBN: 9780307490117 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: A glorious, edible tour of Paris through six decades of writing from Gourmet magazine, edited and introduced by Ruth ReichlFor sixty years the best food writers have been sending dispatches from Paris to Gourmet. Collected here for the first time, their essays create a unique and timeless portrait of the world capital of love and food. When the book begins, just after the war, we are in a hungry city whose chefs struggle to find the eggs and cream they need to re-create the cuisine from before the German occupation. We watch as Paris comes alive again with zinc-topped tables crowded with people drinking café au lait and reveling in crisp baguettes, and the triumphant rebirth of three-star cuisine. In time, nouvelle cuisine is born and sweeps through a newly chic and modern city. It is all here: the old-time bourgeois dinners, the tastemakers of the fashion world, the hero-chefs, and, of course, Paris in all its snobbery and refinement, its inimitable...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Modern Library, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2147 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Cooking & Food.
Genre: Electronic books.

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