Auguste Escoffier, Memories of My Life

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997 - Cooks - 252 pages
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Eloquently captured here, for the first time in English, is the life and art of Auguste Escoffier--the culinary legend whose brilliance and dedication changed the course of culinary history forever. Brimming with commentary on the French and British aristocrats, their dining habits, and amusements, the book also offers keen insights into the social and political systems at the time. 40 illustrations. Foreword by Julia Child.

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It is difficult to not be impressed with Escoffier as a person. His approach to cooking and his philosophy on food are thankfully still felt today. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Morriss - Goodreads

This was really a lot more interesting than I thought it would be. I had no idea Escoffier was chef for French officers during the Franco-Prussian War, and his adaptability to any situation and ... Read full review

Contents

ParisMonte CarloLucerne
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London 18991909
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Works and Voyages 19091930
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