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    DescriptionMichel Roux has a justifiable reputation as someone who knows everything there is to know about food, how it should taste and how it should be cooked. He is very serious-minded about cooking and his masterly performances on MasterChef have created a wide and admiring fan base. 'MasterChef shows cooking as it should be and it's very good at showing the passion and skills required in becoming a chef and you learn something about food.' For food has always been at the forefront of his life and the recipes in this book are a distillation of his vast knowledge and experience, made available to the home cook.

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    Cooking with the Masterchef
    Food for Your Family and Friends
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michel Roux
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 740 g
    ISBN 13: 9780753828649
    ISBN 10: 0753828642

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    DC22: 641.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    Abridged Dewey: 641
    LC classification: TX
    BIC subject category V2: WBB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24540
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    B&T Approval Code: A97406023
    BISAC V2.8: CKB029000, CKB034000
    DC23: 641.5
    Thema V1.0: WBB
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    18 December 2012
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    Author Information
    After apprenticeships with Maitre Patissier Hellegouarche in Paris and Alain Chapel in Mionnay, and basic training with the French army Michel Roux worked for two years at the Elysee Palace under French Presidents D'Estaing and Mitterrand. Posts with Pierre Koffman at La Tante Claire and at the Mandarin in Hong Kong led to firstly the Waterside Inn with uncle Michel Sr and then to Le Gavroche under his father Albert. He ran the Roux catering businesses for three years before in 1991 becoming Chef de Cuisine at Le Gavroche, the restaurant his father Albert and uncle Michel Sr founded in 1967. In 1993 he took over the world famous restaurant which has two Michelin stars. He has written three books, is a consultant to many organisations and is a member of the wine committee of the Royal Household. He has run the London Marathon 17 times in aid of childrens' charities.
    Review quote
    This is a compilation of Michel Roux Jr's favourite recipes, both from his personal collection and from the famed Le Gavroche restaurant, where he was head chef. These are impressive recipes that are sure to amaze any guest and Roux, a master of all things food, has crated the perfect guide in this book EASY FOOD
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    Michel Roux Jr. has a justified reputation as someone who knows everything there is to know about food, how it should taste and how it should be cooked. In this book he shares many of his famous signature dishes and classic recipes, reworked for the home cook.