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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Auguste Escoffier, memories of my life

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Escoffier's memoir, as assembled and reviewed by grandson Pierre Escoffier and great-grandson Marcel Escoffier, was first published in France in 1985. Now, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of ... Read full review

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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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