French Food at Home

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Harper Collins, Sep 14, 2010 - Cooking - 240 pages

The French cooking of everyday life is lighthearted, accessible, and suited to modern tastes. Whether it's getting weeknight dinners on the table fairly fast (Basil Beef, Rhubarb Chops, or Carrot Juice Chicken) or leisurely cooking for dining at a slightly slower pace (Lamb Tagine, Holiday Hen, or Fennel Bass), Laura Calder shares recipes she's created at home in her own French kitchen.


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Calder, the Paris correspondent for Vogue Entertaining and Travel magazine, presents an amusing narrative spliced with more than 100 of her personal recipes to illustrate her premise that French ... Read full review

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I like this cookbook very much. I enjoy the authors comments on the recipes and the simplicity of them. Read full review


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Dinner Fairly Fast
Dinner Slightly Slower
Side Dishes

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About the author (2010)

LAURA CALDER is host of Food Network Canada’s and the Cooking Channel’s James Beard Award–winning series French Food at Home. She is also author of the cookbook of the same name, as well as of the bestselling French Taste, which won the Cuisine Canada gold medal and was one of’s top 100 books of 2010. After a decade in France, Laura is now based in Canada. Check out her website at

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