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    DescriptionGeorgeanne Brennan moved to Provence in 1970, seeking a simpler life. She set off on her many adventures in Provencale cuisine by tracking down a herd of goats, a cool workshop, some rennet, and the lost art of making fresh goat cheese. From this first effort throughout her time in Provence, Brennan transformed from novice "fromagere" to renowned, James Beard Foundation Award-winning cookbook author and food writer. "A Pig in Provence" is the story of how Georgeanne Brennan fell in love with Provence. But it's also the story of making a life beyond the well-trodden path and the story of how food can unite a community. In loving detail, Brennan tells of the herders who maintain a centuries-old grazing route, of the community feast that brings a town to one table, and of the daily rhythms and joys of living by the cycles of food and nature. Sprinkled with recipes that offer samples of Brennan's Provencale cooking, "A Pig in Provence" is a food memoir that urges you to savor every morsel.


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    Title
    A Pig in Provence
    Subtitle
    Good Food and Simple Pleasures in the South of France
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Georgeanne Brennan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 209
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780156033244
    ISBN 10: 0156033240
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.1
    DC21: 641.5944
    DC22: 641.5944
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    BIC subject category V2: WBN
    B&T General Subject: 800
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Approval Code: A97406023
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009050
    B&T Approval Code: A19242000
    BISAC V2.8: CKB034000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX719.2.P75 B74 2008
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WTH, WTL, WBN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDF
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
    Publication date
    07 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Belmont, CA
    Review quote
    PRAISE FOR "A PIG IN PROVENCE" "You can almost smell the lavender as you follow Brennan's love affair with the province that became her second home and shaped the culinary persona of this cooking teacher and food author. Brennan is a talented storyteller."--"San Francisco Chronicle ""Georgeanne Brennan's captivating memoir reminds me of why I, too, was enchanted by Provence. She beautifully captures the details of living in a place where the culture of the table ties a community together--where everyone knows the butcher and the baker, and everyone depends on the farmers."--Alice Waters, owner, Chez Panisse