Drinking French

Drinking French

Drinking French

The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more. Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher :
Release : 2020
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781607749295


Drinking French

Drinking French

TALES OF THE COCKTAIL SPIRITED AWARD® WINNER • IACP AWARD FINALIST • The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more. Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2020-03-03
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781607749301


Ap Ritif

Ap Ritif

For the French, the fleeting interlude between a long workday and the evening meal to come is not meant to be hectic or crazed. Instead, that time is a much needed chance to pause, take a breath, and reset with light drinks and snacks. Whether it's a quick affair before dashing out the door to your favorite Parisian bistro or a lead-up to a more lavish party, Aperitifis about kicking off the night, rousing the appetite, and doing so with the carefree spirit of connection and conviviality. Aperitifcelebrates that easygoing lifestyle with simple yet stylish recipes for both classic and modern French aperitif-style cocktails, along with French-inspired bites and hors d'oeuvres. Keeping true to the aperitif tradition, you'll find cocktail recipes that use lighter, low-alcohol spirits, fortified wines, and bitter liqueurs. The impressive drinks have influences from both Old World and New, but are always low fuss and served barely embellished--an easy feat to pull off for the relaxed host at home. Aperitif also offers recipes for equally breezy bites, such as Radishes with Poppy Butter, Goug res, Ratatouille Dip, and Buckwheat-Sel Gris Crackers. For evenings that are all about ease and approachability without sacrificing style or flavor, Aperitif makes drinking and entertaining at home as effortless, fun, and effervescent as the offerings themselves.

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Genre : Cocktails
Author : Rebekah Peppler
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Release : 2018
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781524761752


How To Drink French Fluently

How To Drink French Fluently

A cocktail book celebrating French conviviality with recipes featuring St-Germain liqueur. Bring an effortless French sensibility to any occasion with the transporting flavor of St-Germain, the captivating elderflower liqueur beloved by bartenders everywhere. How to Drink French Fluently contains more than 30 cocktail recipes by some of the top names in the bartending world including Jim Meehan, Jeffrey Morgenthaler, and Julie Reiner. Organized by time of day, with suggestions for brunch, aperitifs, and nightcaps, How to Drink French Fluently also includes information on pairing cocktails with food, the low-proof cocktail movement, and other entertaining tips and anecdotes sure to stimulate joie de vivre. Recipes include the ethereal East of Eden (an elegant brunch drink with gewurztraminer syrup and egg white), the refreshing and tropical Nudie Beach (a daytime sipper with honeydew and passionfruit), and the cozy Turn Down Service (a soporific pairing of scotch and tawny port).

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Drew Lazor
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2017-06-06
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9780399580307


Eating And Drinking In France

Eating And Drinking In France

Menus written in a foreign language can be confusing, especially when filled with slang and idioms. Can you imagine a tourist to this country who speaks basic English understanding what buffalo wings are? Or Sloppy Joes? A corn dog? Mountain oysters, anyone? This guide will help you negotiate your way around a menu written in French, giving you the freedom to boldly go where you may have feared to enter, put off by a minimal grasp of the language. Remember, even if you are a fluent speaker, there are always strange and unusual menu items to deal with especially from region to region. This handy guide was created for the traveler who wants to experience and enjoy authentic French cuisine. More than a mere dictionary, this pocket-sized book contains an up-to-date list of over 100 restaurants known for serving regional specialties of France; dining customs found in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, French-speaking Switzerland, and the French West Indies; advice on tipping and restaurant etiquette; a pronunciation guide; and translation of over 3500 menu items in an annotated, easy-to-use format. Also containing numerous illustrations on every page of food, maps, and informative and helpful "handwritten" notes that amplify terms for you, including the authors' quips regarding their favorite, or not-so-favorite meals. This convenient and comprehensive menu reader is not only unique but indispensable for the savvy traveler.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Andy Herbach
Publisher :
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 127 Pages
ISBN : 0884964426


Wine Drinking Culture In France

Wine Drinking Culture In France

Wine drinking culture in France has traditionally been a source of pride for the French and in an age of concerns about the dangers of ‘binge-drinking’, a major cause of jealousy for the British. Wine drinking and the culture associated with it are, for many, an essential part of what it means to be French, but they are also part of a national construction. Described by some as a national product, or as a ‘totem drink’, wine and its attendant cultures supposedly characterise Frenchness in much the same way as being born in France, fighting for liberty or speaking French. Yet this traditional picture is now being challenged by economic, social and political forces that have transformed consumption patterns and led to the fragmentation of wine drinking culture.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Marion Demossier
Publisher : University of Wales Press
Release : 2010-07-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781783161225


L Appart

L Appart

"A chef buys an apartment in Paris and endures the headaches and excitement of renovating his own corner of paradise in the City of Light"--

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Genre : Americans
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher : Broadway Books
Release : 2018-11
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780804188401


The Essential Cocktail Book

The Essential Cocktail Book

An indispensable atlas of the best cocktail recipes—each fully photographed—for classic and modern drinks, whether shaken, stirred, up, or on the rocks. How do you create the perfect daiquiri? In what type of glass should you serve a whiskey sour? What exactly is an aperitif cocktail? A compendium for both home and professional bartenders, The Essential Cocktail Book answers all of these questions and more—through recipes, lore and techniques for 150 drinks, both modern and classic.

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Genre : Cooking
Author : Editors of PUNCH
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2017-09-05
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9780399579325


Duck Season

Duck Season

A delicious memoir about the eight months food writer David McAninch spent in Gascony—a deeply rural region of France virtually untouched by mass tourism—meeting extraordinary characters and eating the best meals of his life. Though he’d been a card-carrying Francophile all of his life, David McAninch knew little about Gascony, an ancient region in Southwest France mostly overlooked by Americans. Then an assignment sent him to research a story on duck. After enjoying a string of rich meals—Armagnac-flambéed duck tenderloins; skewered duck hearts with chanterelles; a duck-confit shepherd’s pie strewn with shavings of foie gras—he soon realized what he’d been missing. McAninch decided he needed a more permanent fix. He’d fallen in love—not only with the food but with the people, and with the sheer unspoiled beauty of the place. So, along with his wife and young daughter, he moved to an old millhouse in the small village of Plaisance du Gers, where they would spend the next eight months living as Gascons. Duck Season is the delightful, mouthwatering chronicle of McAninch’s time in this tradition-bound corner of France. There he herds sheep in the Pyrenees, harvests grapes, attends a pig slaughter, hunts for pigeons, distills Armagnac, and, of course, makes and eats all manner of delicious duck specialties—learning to rewire his own thinking about cooking, eating, drinking, and the art of living a full and happy life. With wit and warmth, McAninch brings us deep into this enchanting world, where eating what makes you happy isn’t a sin but a commandment and where, to the eternal surprise of outsiders, locals’ life expectancy is higher than in any other region of France. Featuring a dozen choice recipes and beautiful line drawings, Duck Season is an irresistible treat for Francophiles and gourmands alike.

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Genre : Travel
Author : David McAninch
Publisher : Harper
Release : 2017-03-07
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 0062309412


The Sweet Life In Paris

The Sweet Life In Paris

From the New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen and L'Appart, a deliciously funny, offbeat, and irreverent look at the city of lights, cheese, chocolate, and other confections. Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the city and after a nearly two-decade career as a pastry chef and cookbook author, he finally moved to Paris to start a new life. Having crammed all his worldly belongings into three suitcases, he arrived, hopes high, at his new apartment in the lively Bastille neighborhood. But he soon discovered it's a different world en France. From learning the ironclad rules of social conduct to the mysteries of men's footwear, from shopkeepers who work so hard not to sell you anything to the etiquette of working the right way around the cheese plate, here is David's story of how he came to fall in love with—and even understand—this glorious, yet sometimes maddening, city. When did he realize he had morphed into un vrai parisien? It might have been when he found himself considering a purchase of men's dress socks with cartoon characters on them. Or perhaps the time he went to a bank with 135 euros in hand to make a 134-euro payment, was told the bank had no change that day, and thought it was completely normal. Or when he found himself dressing up to take out the garbage because he had come to accept that in Paris appearances and image mean everything. Once you stop laughing, the more than fifty original recipes, for dishes both savory and sweet, such as Pork Loin with Brown Sugar–Bourbon Glaze, Braised Turkey in Beaujolais Nouveau with Prunes, Bacon and Bleu Cheese Cake, Chocolate-Coconut Marshmallows, Chocolate Spice Bread, Lemon-Glazed Madeleines, and Mocha–Crème Fraîche Cake, will have you running to the kitchen for your own taste of Parisian living.

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Genre : Travel
Author : David Lebovitz
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2009-05-05
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780767932127