The French Laundry Cookbook


Thomas Keller, chef/proprieter of the French Laundry in the Napa Valley--"the most exciting place to eat in the United States," wrote Ruth Reichl in "The New York Times"--is a wizard, a purist, a man obsessed with getting it right. And this, his first cookbook, is every bit as satisfying as a French Laundry meal itself: a series of small, impeccable, highly refined, intensely focused courses. Most dazzling is how simple Keller's methods are: squeegeeing the moisture from the skin on fish so it sautees beautifully; poaching eggs in a deep pot of water for perfect shape; the initial steeping in the shell that makes cooking raw lobster out of the shell a cinch; using vinegar as a flavor enhancer; the repeated read more

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ISBN:

9781579651268

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

336

Dimensions:

28cm x 28cm

RRP:

$89.99

Category:

Food , Travel

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

04 October 1999

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Thomas Keller