Return to Paris: A Memoir with Recipes

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Bloomsbury, 2004 - Cooks - 256 pages
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It is 1947 and Paris is recovering from the war. As soon as Colette's family arrive from Cairo, her mother abandons her yet again. Terribly homesick, Colette finds solace in the kitchen with the cook Georgette, and discovers a love for French food. And it is through food that Colette finds happiness in Paris.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In a memoir fully deserving of its moodiness, food writer Rossant (Memoirs of a Lost Egypt, not reviewed) tells of her fitful, melancholy life before she married her husband of 47 years.Rossant's ... Read full review

Return to Paris: a memoir

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When Rossant arrived at her grandmother's Paris apartment in 1947, the kitchen immediately became her favorite room. "I was immediately drawn to it, just as I had sought solace in the kitchen of my ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Colette Rossant is the author of eight cookbooks and a memoir,

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