So French

So French : A Lifetime in the Provincial Kitchen

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Acclaimed restaurateur Dany Chouet helped shape French cuisine in Australia throughout the 1970s and 80s through her successful restaurants Upstairs, Au Chabrol and Cleopatra. Now back in south-west France, she and her partner are wooing international customers with gourmet tours and Dany's quintessential country cooking. In her first book, So French, Dany tells her fascinating life story which is interwoven with more than 60 timeless recipes and complemented by stunning images taken at her home and guesthouse in the south of France. From traditional garlic and onion soup to hearty salt cod and potato ragout and sweet nectarine and raspberry gratin, browsing through the pages of So French is sure to make your tastebuds tingle and your thoughts travel to more

Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 219 x 267 x 42mm | 1,710g
  • Millers Point, Australia
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1741964946
  • 9781741964943
  • 53,745

About Dany Chouet

After moving from Paris to Australia in the 1970s, Dany opened Upstairs, the first authentic French bistro in Sydney. She went on to become a pioneer of French cuisine in Australia, creating the hugely successful Au Chabrol, Glenella and the renowned Cleopatra, a restaurant and guesthouse in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. After a highly successful seventeen-year reign at Cleopatra, Dany then returned to rural France, the gastronomic centre of Europe, to continue her lifelong love affair with sensational more