Author(s): Loic Bienassis; Joel Robuchon
A detailed, highly illustrated celebration of French traditional food, region by region, with recipes and an introduction by Joel Robuchon. Featuring more than 250 recipes and products, the book is divided into 27 chapters each corresponding to a distinctive regional cuisine. A culinary exploration of the French terroirs, landscapes, atmospheres and traditions, as well as iconic ingredients, traditional dishes and emblematic recipes.
JOEL ROBUCHON is a leading international multi-award winning celebrity chef. Named 'Chef of the Century' by the Gault Millau guide and winner of 'Best Restaurant in the World' by the International Herald Tribune, Robuchon is famous for his intricate and innovative French cuisine. He currently oversees eight restaurants in cities such as London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong and his restaurants have garnered a total of 25 Michelin stars - more than any other chef in the world. LOIC BIENASSIS is a specialist in French culinary heritage and gastronomy, and a researcher and historian at the European Institute of the History and Culture of Food, an organisation connected to the University of Francois Rabelais (named after the great food writer) in the city of Tours.