This book brings authentic French family cooking to your kitchen. In 40 simple-to-follow recipes, Raymond Blanc describes the basic techniques required to create traditional French food. Step-by-step instructions and clear, colour photographs accompany every stage, from starters and soups, fish, meat and vegetable dishes, through to a selection of irrisistible desserts.
The tried-and-tested recipes span the whole range of this classic cuisine - enjoy the unfussy simplicity of Moules Mariniere or French Onion Soup, or try dinner-party favourites such as Coq au Vin and Gratin Dauphinois. And to round off the meal, there is the pure, silky indulgence of Creme Caramel or the delicious and quintessentially French Tarte Tatin.
These inspiring recipes use readily available ingredients, making this the perfect guide for the experience cook and the novice alike. Raymond Blanc's foolproof instructions guarantee excellent results every time.