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Return to Paris: A Memoir with Recipes by Colette Rossant

Return to Paris: A Memoir with Recipes
by Colette Rossant

It is 1947 and Paris is recovering from the war. As soon as Colette's family arrive from Cairo, her mother abandons her yet again. Terribly homesick, Colette finds solace in the kitchen with the cook Georgette, and discovers a love for French food. And it is through food that Colette finds happiness in Paris.
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It is 1947 and Paris is recovering from the war. As soon as Colette's family arrive from Cairo, her mother abandons her yet again. Terribly homesick, Colette finds solace in the kitchen with the cook Georgette, and discovers a love for French food - roasted lamb stuffed with garlic, springtime strawberries bathed in creme fraiche, the first taste of truffle. And it is through food that Colette finds happiness in Paris, skipping school to go to the farmers' market in Port de Neuilly and dining in Michelin-starred restaurants with her new stepfather. Then at sixteen, she meets a dashing young American - and, despite all opposition from her family, never looks back...

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Sku
GOR000910404
Title
Return to Paris: A Memoir with Recipes
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year published
Number of pages
256
ISBN 10
0747568529
ISBN 13
9780747568520
Prizes
N/A
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