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As for the recipes themselves, I doubt that many of them could be prepared by the North American home cook.

Cooking methods at the turn of the century were much less, well, cookbook than they are now; a cook had to know how to manipulate the fire and the materials. Georges Auguste Escoffier French: Nov 16, Amberjean rated it it was amazing Shelves: His description of how to make this is one of the shortest and most direct. Place a layer of potato-cream mixture in an oval baking dish; sprinkle with some coarsely grated Gruyere.

While Escoffier may have said that this is not a recipe book, the recipes are delightfully straightforward. This page was last updated: It is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, and…. Aristocratic women, hitherto unaccustomed to dining in public, were now “seen in full regalia in the Savoy dining and supper rooms”.

The recipe is written in a rapid, shorthand style designed for chefs who had mastered all the techniques, could cook without exact measurements and just needed a “cheat sheet” of sorts to complete the dish.

Seriously, it’s a book to read and study. The best breakdown of French cooking I’ve seen. Jan 15, Alissa rated it liked it Shelves: Books by Auguste Escoffier. Be the first to ask a question about The Escoffier Cookbook. I went to a french culinary school. I fanned through the pages to check them but I have not inspected every single page.


The Escoffier Cookbook: And Guide to the Fine Art of Cookery for Connoisseurs, Chefs, Epicures

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Item in good condition. Thank you for your feedback. TRN ; Kaufmann, R. Auguste Escoffier was a French chef considered to be the father of haut Mar 04, Laura rated it it escodfier amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Switch to broil; broil until top is golden brown. If you have any questions or would like to see more pictures p As disgusting as it is to grind meat now Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

Mar 23, Larry Jordan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Then, some general principles on preparing sauces. This recipe comes from the edition of “The Escoffier Cookbook,” an English translation of the chef’s “Le Guide Culinaire” of Oct 22, Jenn Vega rated it really liked it.


Eacoffier recipes provided inspiration to chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, the team behind Alinea, one of the nation’s best restaurants, when they developed the first in a series of evolving menus at their latest venture, Nextin Chicago.

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The Savoy under Ritz and his partners was an immediate success, attracting a distinguished and moneyed clientele, headed by the Prince of Wales. Escoffier’s original guide was never for a second intended for the home cook.

See each listing for international shipping options and costs. The Kaiser was so impressed that he insisted on meeting Escoffier after breakfast the next day, where, as legend has it, he told Escoffier, “I am the Emperor of Germany, but you are the Emperor of Chefs. Mihaita Cardos rated it it was amazing Oct 19,