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Provence: The Beautiful Cookbookby Richard Olney
Synopses & Reviews
The 11th entry in the award-winning Beautiful Cookbook series guides readers through the culinary and geographical landscape of France's golden province. A delicious cuisine incorporating traditional foods and methods. 250 recipes. Over 250 full-color photos, maps, and illustrations.
Each title in this award-winning series offers an exquisite region-by-region taste tour filled with culinary specialties and surprises. Included in each large-format volume are gorgeous food and landscape photographs.
About the Author
Richard Olney was born in Marathon, Iowa, and has lived in France since 1951. A renowned authority on French cooking, he is the author of numerous cookbooks, including The French Menu Cookbook--and the awardwinning Simple French Food. Olney was also chief consultant on the Time-Life series, The Good Cook. Equally well-known as a wine writer, he is the author of Romanee-Conti and Yquem which received the Prix Litteraire des Relais Gourmands 1986. Olney is a member of L'Académie Internationale du Vin and other wine and food organizations. In 1992, he received le Prix de I'Académie du Vin de France "pour l'ensenmble de son oeurve et de son action iternationale en faveur du vin. "
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