French Leave

By: Race, John Burton

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Escaping the stresses and strains of everyday life is something many of us can only dream of. But for two Michelin star chef John Burton Race the dream became a reality when he swapped the pressures of running a highly successful London restaurant for a farmhouse in south-west France.
Based on the highly acclaimed Channel Four television series of the same name, French Leave is a memoir of this year. The result is a warm and witty portrayal of the French and their way of life and the fantastic collection of recipes developed and discovered while there. But it is also a highly personal journey of discovery as Burton Race faces the challenge of helping his large family adjust to their new lifestyle and embarks on his own quest for a new kind of life. One of Britain's finest chefs, Burton Race's biggest challenge is taking on the French -- at their own game, in their own backyard -- as he samples the pleasures and pitfalls of truffle-hunting, cheese-making and becoming a "chocolatier."
Lavishly photographed, with over 100 recipes created exclusively for the book, French Leave captures the true essence of France -- and the author's passion for its beauty, people, food and wines. Entertaining, informative and thought-provoking, it is an indispensable companion for Francophiles the world over. And most of all, to all lovers of good food -- and life.

Title: French Leave

Author Name: Race, John Burton

Categories: France, Food, recipes, Cookbooks,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 0091891116

ISBN Number 13: 9780091891114

Binding: Hardcover with dust Jacket

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 007479

Description: "The cookbook of the major TV series. Over 100 irresistible recipes."

Keywords: Food, Cooking, France,