Synopses & Reviews
For many years, Fran Gage ran the famed Patisserie Francaise on upper Market Street in San Francisco. Now, in this special book of stories and recipes, Gage writes most engagingly about a life that has centered around food. Whether it is creating fine French pastries, hunting down the source of California's best sun-dried tomatoes, or proselytizing on behalf of the long-neglected quince, Fran Gage has a sophisticated palate that fully reflects the range and esprit of the Bay Area food scene. Bread and Chocolate is full of delightful culinary adventures and includes 60 recipes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -221) and index.