French Food Safari is a celebration of exquisite French cuisine in all its delicious complexity. Maeve OGÇÖMeara and chef Guillaume Brahimi explore both Paris and regional France GÇô visiting some of FranceGÇÖs top chefs and providores.
Meet the acclaimed Alain Ducasse, with an unprecedented 19 Michelin stars; the father of modern French cooking Paul Bocuse; legendary chef Guy Savoy, who has restaurants on three continents; and the incomparable king of sweets Pierre Herm+¬.
Maeve and Guillaume take us into the ancient cellars below the streets of Paris to meet baker Jean-Luc Poujauran, patissier Fabrice Le Bourdat and the legendary wood-fired oven of bakers Poil+óne; on a delicious journey into the fragrant cheese rooms of Laurent Dubois; to the mountains of the Ard+¿che, the home of prolific cookbook author andchef St+¬phane Reynaud; searching for truffles with the Pebeyre family, among groves of oak trees in P+¬rigord; and into the aromatic world of Maison du Chocolat where liquid chocolate is transformed into exquisite sweet delights.
AustraliaGÇÖs cr+¿me de la cr+¿me of French-inspired chefs also feature in this mouth-watering cookbook, sharing theirwisdom and recipes. Along with Guillaume Brahimi they share favourite recipes and introduce the classics of French cuisine.
French Food Safari is far more than a cookbook, itGÇÖs a glimpse into a way of life that celebrates one of the best cuisines on the planet GÇô a culture that revolves around sourcing and cooking the best regional produce, and taking the time to sit and enjoy the delicious results.
French Food Safari
Hardie Grant Books