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Rick Stein's French Odyssey: Over 100 New Recipes Inspired by the Flavours of France

by Rick OBE Stein

  • Hardcover
    $61.75
PUBLISHED: 30th September 2006
ISBN: 9780563522133
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Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the waterways of Southern France, "Rick Stein's French Odyssey" is a delightful exploration of French culinary traditions. Rick's gastro-tour took him along the Canal du Midi, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, as he sampled the local delicacies. Among the recipes he's gathered here are the classics—Pissaladiere, Bouillabaisse, Cassoulet, Tarte Tatin—as well as new takes on traditional ingredients, including Rabbit with Prunes and Polenta, Seared Foie Gras on Sweet Corn Pancakes, and Prune and Almond Tart with Armagnac.
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  • Hardcover
    $61.75
PUBLISHED: 30th September 2006
ISBN: 9780563522133
ANNOTATION:
Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the waterways of Southern France, "Rick Stein's French Odyssey" is a delightful exploration of French culinary traditions. Rick's gastro-tour took him along the Canal du Midi, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, as he sampled the local delicacies. Among the recipes he's gathered here are the classics—Pissaladiere, Bouillabaisse, Cassoulet, Tarte Tatin—as well as new takes on traditional ingredients, including Rabbit with Prunes and Polenta, Seared Foie Gras on Sweet Corn Pancakes, and Prune and Almond Tart with Armagnac.

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Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the waterways of Southern France, "Rick Stein's French Odyssey" is a delightful exploration of French culinary traditions. Rick's gastro-tour took him along the Canal du Midi, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, as he sampled the local delicacies. Among the recipes he's gathered here are the classics—Pissaladiere, Bouillabaisse, Cassoulet, Tarte Tatin—as well as new takes on traditional ingredients, including Rabbit with Prunes and Polenta, Seared Foie Gras on Sweet Corn Pancakes, and Prune and Almond Tart with Armagnac.

Publisher Description

Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the idyllic waterways of Southern France, Rick Stein's French Odyssey explores French culinary tradition - perfect for aspiring cooks everywhere. Beginning with a diary of his trip and then divided into 6 chapters, with classic recipes at the back, the book is illustrated throughout with stunning food and location shots. Rick s culinary tour on an ancient barge takes him along the Canal du midi from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. His final destination is a little restaurant near Marseilles where several years ago he had the best seafood lunch imaginable. Along the way he samples regional foods from country stew in Castelsarrasin to the Montaine Noire hams of Castelnaudary. Further south he stops over in the Languedoc wine region and samples local delicacies before heading towards Marseilles via the Canal du Rhone. With over 100 recipes, Rick's gastro-tour will motivate every reader to try French cooking again and again.

Author Biography

Rick Stein's passion for using good quality local produce and his talent for creating delicious flavour combinations in his books and restaurants have won him a host of awards, accolades and fans. As well as presenting a number of television series, he has published many best-selling cookery books, including Mediterranean Escapes, Coast to Coast, Far Eastern Odyssey and Rick Stein's Spain. Rick is a firm supporter of sustainable farming and fishing techniques, which he strives to maintain in Padstow, Cornwall, where he runs four acclaimed restaurants and a seafood cookery school, as well as a delicatessen and patisserie. In 2003 Rick was awarded an OBE for services to West Country tourism. He divides his time between Padstow and Australia, where he opened a restaurant, Rick Stein at Bannister's, in 2009.

Review

"It goes without saying that the recipes in this book are delicious" The Bookseller "A must for fish lovers" Waitrose Food Illustrated "A fantastic reminder of how good French cuisine is" Family Circle "Recipes that stand out for their attention to detail and clarity" The Guardian

Prizes

Short-listed for British Book Awards: Film & TV Book Award 2006

Long Description

Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the waterways of Southern France, "Rick Stein' s French Odyssey" is a delightful exploration of French culinary traditions. Rick' s gastro-tour took him along the Canal du Midi, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, as he sampled the local delicacies. Among the recipes he' s gathered here are the classics-- Pissaladie re, Bouillabaisse, Cassoulet, Tarte Tatin-- as well as new takes on traditional ingredients, including Rabbit with Prunes and Polenta, Seared Foie Gras on Sweet Corn Pancakes, and Prune and Almond Tart with Armagnac.

Review Text

It goes without saying that the recipes in this book are delicious

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Over 100 new recipes inspired by the flavour of France

Product Details

Short Title
RICK STEINS FRENCH ODYSSEY
Pages
216
Publisher
BBC Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
0563522135
ISBN-13
9780563522133
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-09-30
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Author
Rick OBE Stein
Subtitle
Over 100 New Recipes Inspired by the Flavours of France
Audience
General/Trade