Synopses & Reviews
Food stylist photographer and award winning blogger Peltre (La Tartine Gourmande) takes a "relaxed modern approach to classic French cooking" with a healthy twist. These 120 gluten free recipes provide home cooks with attractive nourishing everyday meals for the family table based on French cooking traditions along with global influences and flavors. Recipes include morning foods lunch soups savory tarts salads snacks recipe favorites cooked with daughter Lulu main and side dishes and sweet treats. A savory kale and salmon breakfast quiche features a hazelnut crust. Corn chorizo and fennel soup is topped with steamed clams and parsley oil for lunch. Afternoon goûter includes chocolate crêpes and buttery madeleines and there's wine braised lamb stew with spring vegetables as a main course. Recommended equipment includes a scale food processor and mandoline as well as various pastry molds. For best results in baking Peltre says cooks need to keep seven types of sugar and multiple gluten free nut and grain flours on hand. These refined recipes depicted in Peltre's stunning photos promote her philosophy that a "healthy relationship with food is essential to happiness." Her obsession with "beautiful food" is infectious reminding readers that family togetherness comes from moments created around lovingly prepared home meals. (June) " Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."