Eat Smart in France
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market
Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Finalist, Travel/Guides, USA Best Books 2011 Award
Finalist, ForeWord Book of the Year Award
Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Winner, Best Culinary Series in the World, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Find the heart of French culture through its sumptuous cuisine
Designed for food aficionados and travelers who want to get to the heart of a culture through its cuisine, this richly detailed and well-researched culinary travel guidebook explains how to find the most delicious, authentic, and adventurous eating experiences in France. Author Ronnie Hess shares the secrets she’s uncovered—from restaurant dining to home cooking to fresh market produce and street-vendor fare.
Like other guides in the award-winning Eat Smart series, Eat Smart in France intertwines history, geography, language, and diet. It provides a rich, historical perspective on the origins and varieties of French food and extensive background on regional dishes. Included are two glossaries of terms in French and English:
A delicious bonus is a chapter of authentic recipes from food professionals in restaurants and cooking schools, as well as from home cooks, which can be savored as a preview or reminiscence of a visit to France. Also included are chapters of useful phrases and travel and shopping tips.With the Eat Smart guides you can travel the world one sumptuous bite at a time!
- Menu Guide demystifies food selection, allowing visitors to order with confidence in restaurants
- Foods & Flavors Guide provides a comprehensive list of foods, spices, cooking styles, and more to make shopping in the colorful outdoor markets easy and fun.
Of related interest are the other titles in the Eat Smart culinary travel guide series.
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LC: 2010926427 TX
160 pp. 5.5 x 8.5
8-page color insert
14 b/w illus., 2 maps