Presents more than 300 French recipes. This book contains 23 individual lessons which are based on a particular course or technique. It contains chapters which include Basic Stocks and Soups, Sauces and pastries, and also Steaming, Poaching, Braising, Grilling and Frying.
French Lessons is a comprehensive and colourful guide to mastering French cooking from one of Australia's most popular and innovative chefs. Drawing on his training and experience in the kitchens of French restaurants in Europe and Australia, Justin North has compiled this beautifully designed, all-encompassing volume that demystifies French cooking, explaining each technique in clear language as Justin guides home cooks through each recipe. A guide to the basics - essential ingredients and equipment - guides readers to the heart of the book: 23 individual lessons, each based on a particular course or technique. Chapters include basic Stocks and Soups, Sauces and Pastries, and also Steaming, Poaching, Braising, Grilling and Frying. Sweeter courses are Sorbets and Ice Creams, Fruit and Chocolate. French Lessons contains more than 300 recipes. They are simple and straightforward, and each comes with Justin's recommendations for accompaniments. Recipes are illustrated in full colour throughout, and are teamed with step-by-step technique shots to ensure clarity and understanding. This is a must-have for every kitchen benchtop - and will become a wellworncompanion to anyone interested in French cookery and expanding their repertoire.
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Justin North began his career in his native New Zealand, before travelling to the UK where he worked with renowned chef Raymond Blanc. After three successful years honing his skills abroad, he returned to Australia where he cooked with Liam Tomlin at the much-missed Sydney restaurant, Banc. In 2001, Justin opened his own establishment, B casse, with his wife Georgia. B casse met with instant critical and public acclaim, being crowned Best New Restaurant by the Restaurant and Catering Association, and more recently taking out the award for Best Restaurant in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2007. Justin is the author of the award-winning B casse: Inspirations and Flavours.
French Lessons by Justin North
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