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Escoffier : the king of chefs

Author: Ken James
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Auguste Escoffier was acknowledged during his lifetime as the greatest chef in the world. His clientele included Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II. This title traces his career from his humble origins  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
James, Ken, 1916-
Escoffier.
London ; New York : Hambledon and London, 2002
(DLC) 2004300193
(OCoLC)56881703
Named Person: A Escoffier; A Escoffier; Auguste Escoffier
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken James
ISBN: 9780826445438 0826445438
OCLC Number: 756038511
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: A Drink to Open the Mind; Primeval Soup; Lobster Tales; Solea Solea and other Flatfish; Take Six Eggs; Four and twenty Blackbirds; What goes with a Trou Normand?; Faites vos Jeux; The Strand; The Princely Frog; The Frying Pan; Little Devils; Out of the Jungle; Peaches; Pommes d'Amour; Dodine and the Duck; Invocation.
Responsibility: Kenneth James.

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"this masterly book, a near perfect blend of biography and social history lightly glazed with wit" The Sunday Telegraph, 8 December 2002 "Well researched and interestingly written" The Sunday Times

 
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