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Amuse Bouche: How to Eat Your Way Around France

Amuse Bouche: How to Eat Your Way Around France

Author(s): Carolyn Boyd

Location(s): France

Genre(s): Food and Drink, Nonfiction

Era(s): Contemporary

What makes a real salade niçoise?
What type of cheese is officially France’s stinkiest?
Why does the sandy carrot have such a superior flavour?
And who exactly are the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Giant Omelette?

Leading expert on French food and culture Carolyn Boyd shares the stories behind the country’s most fascinating foods and ingredients. Spanning every region of France and divided into 200 separate vignettes, each entry blends history and travel, personal anecdote and recipes.

Amuse Bouche is a book to be devoured: a beautifully illustrated, joyous celebration of French food, and a charming, practical guide to inspire your own travels – whether you’re a proud Francophile or don’t know your ficelle from your flûte.

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