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It’s only shortcomings are its extraordinary franco-centricity, as well as factual errors here and there. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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I am sure that it’s been updated since, but this is great for me! These books have been in publication since It is also available in gatsronomy concise edition Most excellent and perfecte homish apothecarye or homely physick booke: Refresh and try again. A skim of the contributors to this English edition, based on the French, and earlier versions r Gastronomt I embrace cuisine as a necessary element of culture, I have hitherto been rather an ignoramus in the field.


It’s a great reference, quite handy, and pretty enjoyable to just flip through on a lazy afternoon, but This is a great book for the kitchen of anyone who loves food. Anyone who passes out of catering college knows about this book, my older copy had got damaged hence this new one. It includes over 3, recipes, and pictures and descriptions o Larousse. This book is accessible to all different types of learners. Please try again later.


It covers everything–spices, wines, meats, butchery, and all the qualities most important to food snobbery. This book is a chef’s dream! While reading other reviews, this seemed to be the readers top pick of cookbooks.

First, my comments are based on the edition, the first year that an English language version was made available in the US. Would you like to see more reviews about this item? It is all variations on a theme. There are over pictures of restaurants as well as pictures gasrronomy the completed dishes. Mar 28, Terri rated it really liked it. Showing of 35 reviews. It not only gives recipes, but also histories of the dishes as well. Simple non stock based sauces add delight to the taste of food.

One entry leads to another, to another, to another, in a spellbinding tome that you will want to read in a kitchen by candlelight. London, New York, G. Then I can cozy up with my food dictionary and ponder how I want to cook up my left over ingredients by using the recipes and methods described in Larousse. Here it is brought up to date for in an attractive edition containing over new colour and black and white photographs.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Then I can cozy up with my food dictionary and ponder how I want to cook up my left over ingredients by using the recipes and methods Have you ever read a recipe and said, “what in the world is that?


Apr 28, Brittany added it Shelves: Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Nothing is too minor a detail – for example, I learned that if you serve croque-monsieur with an egg on gastronoomy, it becomes a croque-madame! My best purchase till date. You can go straight from “bulgar” to “Bulgarian cooking” without missing a beat.

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Whenever I see used copies for sale I buy them for friends, and sadly that does not happen larue often. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? No foodie has a complete shelf without a copy of Gastronomique.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Its useful as a reference book however for the beginner cook to exactly follow the ingredient amounts might not notice that the measurements are often incorrect. Sold by uRead-Store and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. A cooking reference I find indispensable.

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