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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Each category is then presented alphabetically. This book is accessible to all different types of learners. Thanks to Erin and Andrew for this wonderful browsing companion. As a enthusiastic culinary student, this book was no less than my college crush. Although I embrace cuisine as a necessary element of culture, I have hitherto been rather an ignoramus in the field. Obviously there’s a big French slant, bok that’s okay it’s not like you don’t know what you’re getting.

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Don’t bother with recipes from it – obviously not very well tested it’s a reference book, not a recipe book. Jan 16, Bill rated it it was amazing.


This is the book for anyone that wants to know anything about cooking! Students can learn hoe to cook as well as the history agstronomy the dish.

All in all, it’s well worth the hefty price. It also describes cooking techniques, ingredients, food histories, biographies, and descriptions of cooking equipment.


Return to Book Page. You can’t argue with the comprehensiveness of this work although I was looking for a recipe on Panna Cotta the other day and there’s no entry for it! Aug 07, Dan rated it it was amazing.


Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. Karus knew there were so many ways to cook and egg?

Jan 04, Karen Powell added it. Aug 12, Genevieve rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View history. User-friendly design elements create a whole new Larousse for a new generation of food lovers. In one volume, it presents the history of foods, eating, and restaurants; cooking terms; techniques from elementary to advanced; a review of basic ingredients with advice on recognizing, buying, storing, and using them; biographies of important culinary figures; and recommendations for cooking nearly everything.

Some of the recipes are indeed quite dated, from ingredients crow stuffed with juniper, anyone? Aug 09, Kenji Alt rated it really liked it. This book as been my bible for cookery for longer than I care to remember. There are over pictures of restaurants as well as pictures of the completed dishes. To ask other readers questions about Larousse Gastronomiqueplease sign up. The majority of the book is about French cuisineand contains recipes for French dishes and cooking techniques.



A new, updated and revised edition was released on 13 October published by Hamlyn in the UK. For the larus gastronomy book below, a basic description and links are provided. A solid reference book. It is said that Mademoiselle de Vautois, lady-in-waiting to the Princess de Conti, the king’s daughter, who was hurt when the king threw a roll at her, threw a salad at him, fully seasoned.

Trivia About Larousse Gastrono A bible for food. This France-related article is a stub. A reminder that as a child and thru high school my knowledge of the world was greatly dependent on the World Book Encyclopedia and Classic Comics, the precursors to our ability to search for every topic on earth thru the internet.

Although it has great photo’s and explanations of techniques, I would not suggest anyone using this book as a “Cook Book”. Dec 19, Megan rated it it was amazing.

gastrknomy Mine needs replacing soon from years of spills and stains and very rarely do I get complaints over my cooking. Bradley was the first professor of botany at Cambridge and very probably the first academic luminary to prepare a cookbook.