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A life in the kitchen

Author: Michel Roux, Jr.
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Michel grew up in an environment of respect for fine food and ingredients, of never settling for second best, and of traditional French family excursions to find wild food. He tells the story of what it was like to grow up as part of this close-knit family. He left school at 16 to start his first apprenticeship with Maitre Patissier Hellegourarche in Paris. He then worked with Alain Chapel at Mionnay before doing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michel Roux, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Roux, Jr.
ISBN: 9780297844822 0297844822
OCLC Number: 319574288
Notes: "Recipes and reminiscences from a master chef"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Michel Roux Jr.

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