Aperitif: Stylish Drinks and Recipes for the Cocktail Hour

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Chronicle Books, Jan 1, 2001 - Cooking - 144 pages
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An aperitif is so much more than a cocktail. It is a way of passing from work to leisure while sipping a mild beverage, enjoying a few savory snacks, and sharing time with friends. Now available in paperback, the IACP award--winner Aperitif is a gorgeous celebration of this popular ritual. Illustrated with sumptuous photographs taken on location in France, home of the aperitif, this beautiful volume comes complete with more than 50 recipes for fruit wines, classic aperitifs, and nonalcoholic drinks, as well as the simple but sophisticated finger foods that accompany them. A gift of memories for those who love France, Aperitif offers a taste of la bonne vie for those who enjoy nothing more than raising a glass in the company of friends.

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Georgeanne Brennan is a James Beard Award-winning author of numerous cooking and garden books. She lives in Northern California and France.

Kathyrn Kleinman has been a dynamic part of the world of food and floral photography for over two decades. A James Beard award winner, she is the photographer of eighteen books, including the critically acclaimed Chronicle Books titles Sushi, Backyard Bou

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