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Larousse Gastronomique has ratings and 58 reviews. Karen said: Highly regarded as a French gourmand’s Bible, I keep this book close to the kitchen. Those Those who who make make a a profession pr()te~;Slcm of gastronomy will will find find in in this this book book matter matter for for comparison between. LARUS GASTRONOMY BOOK EBOOK – Larousse Gastronomique has ratings and 57 reviews. Karen said: Highly regarded as a French.

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London, New York, G. This article about an encyclopedia is a stub. All in all, it’s well worth the hefty price.

All who cook and enjoy food. Lists with This Book. I will freely gastrohomy I’ve never actually tried to make one of its aggressively minimalistic recipes, but somehow that isn’t the POINT.

Its useful bbook a reference book however for the beginner cook to exactly follow the ingredient amounts might not notice that the measurements gatronomy often incorrect. Another book that should be on any cooks shelf. Bradley was the first professor of botany at Cambridge and very probably the first academic luminary to prepare a cookbook. The third English editionwhich runs to approximately pages has been modernized and includes additional material on other cuisines.

Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia

Monsieur de Lassoy, who was very young and who had never before been present at one of these suppers, told me that he was extremely surprised to see bread rolls being thrown at the king, and not only rolls, but also apples and oranges.


Reviewed by Anthony Bordain Renowned Chef While reading other reviews, this seemed to be the readers top pick of cookbooks. For example, if you want to find different ways to cook sole, look up “sole,” and the entry will provide an explanation of the subject, tips on how to select and prepare the fish, ladus different recipes that focus on ingredients rather than step-by-step instructions such as “Turn the oven to degrees.

It was my bible. A bible for food. Mar 02, Ultrajbk rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 09, Kenji Alt lwrus it really liked it. I find it impossible to read an entry without finding a term or reference that I don’t know and need to look up elsewhere in the book.

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,arus This book took me from someone who could make a passable bowl of spaghetti, to someone not afraid to experiment with tastes and flavour combinations.

Some might be annoyed at this, but I imagine those to be the same obok who got upset when their high school teachers told them their World Book Encyclopedias were, in fact, not a proper nor complete reference on the history and importance of oysters in New York. It’s part of a sturdy foundation for both professional and home cooks, bursting with tons of illustrations and information.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. See our Returns Policy. If, like me, you’re a certain kind of person, a bit of a food snob perhaps, You will aspire to own this book and like me you will enjoy owning it but ever really do anything with gastrojomy, because fastronomy not really a very useful book, nor is it very enjoyable to flip through.


Since its first publication inLarousse Gastronomique has been an unparalleled resource. It is organized alphabetically by ingredient or concept, which makes it exceedingly easy to navigate as you can drill down on certain topics in a somewhat whimsical fashion, not worrying if you are looking up “whisk” the implement or “whisk” the process. De arte bibendi Lvgd.

Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia by Larousse

These books have been in publication since Return to Book Page. This is the first place to turn to for gastronlmy food related question. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It not only gives recipes, but also histories of the dishes as well.

The majority of the book is about French cuisineand contains recipes for French dishes and cooking techniques. Page Turner — PDF 4. Obviously there’s a big French slant, but that’s okay it’s not like you don’t know what you’re getting. Boook 25, Jon Britton rated it really liked it Shelves: But if you’re looking for in-depth or authoritative information, this is what you want. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Aug 20, John rated it it was amazing. Perfect school of instructions for the officers of the mouth.

Lots of outdated dishes but as a historical reference to Classic French foods it is like a bible of sorts.